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The Wisest gift we ever gave

With kids who truly lack for nothing, we decided to do Christmas in a completely different way two years ago. Instead of shopping for presenTs we chose presenCe.

Lousy lice!

So I was a bit premature last month when I crowed about not having even a louse stirring in my house.

A grateful season

Because tomorrow's Thanksgiving, it's time to remember all the things I'm grateful for.

1. My family. Both the one I came from and the one my husband and I have created.

Time to be grateful

Last night our family (at least the small remnant that still lives at home) went to a Gratitude Service at our church.

A handy dandy mom

I bought some weather stripping and plastic for the windows back when it was green and the leaves were just beginning to turn color (you know, last week).

A November poem

With apologies to Clement C. Moore...

It's the week before Thanksgiving,
And all through the house,
not a turkey was stirring,
no, nor even a louse.

Lost in the lot

I’m not that old. I swear it. You wouldn’t know it to have seen me yesterday afternoon, however. I was wandering around the parking lot at the grocery store for what felt like hours.

Chilly forecast calls for hibernating

As I peered out the bathroom window this morning and saw the light frosting of snow on rooftops and lawns, I felt a shiver of dread.

A Mom-win of sorts

I was feeling pretty good about myself, I hadn’t yelled at my kids for not doing their chores over the last two days, and instead of bombarding them when they got home from school, I did a chore of

Circling the Cirque

One of the great things about Fort Wayne is that we are a convenient stopping point for national touring acts.