Monthly Archives: June 2009

Stomach Flu tonic?

My family has been hit hard by a stomach flu virus. First, it was my oldest son on Monday night. Then the youngest son on Wednesday night–throwing up every 20 minutes for four hours. Myself on Thursday night. Hubby Saturday … Continue reading

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Little of This and That: Train, Garden, France.

Happy Father’s Day to all the amazing dads out there! I have a little of this and that to write about today. TRAIN. First, here’s one of my favorite pictures from my photofiles: A little train depot we pass nearly … Continue reading

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Just in from the Great Lakes

I so wish I could sit down and write all the wonderful details of my trip to Port Huron, Michigan, but I have too many pressing duties at the moment. But, so I don’t forget, I’m making myself a short … Continue reading

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I fly out of PDX (Portland International Airport) soon, not to be confused with PAX (Latin for peace). It’s PAX that’s on my mind, even as I prepare to board that flight out of PDX to attend a memorial service … Continue reading

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