Monthly Archives: March 2005

For my Guy

Husband gave me a gift today.  I am not sure he even realized when it happened.  There was no exchange of goods, no affectionate touches, no opening of the wallet. He has provided for me to have Time.  Last summer, … Continue reading

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Back at classes

Well, Folks, the great Spring Break is done and we are getting back into the ruts of routine. Algebra is at Chapter 6 Factoring Polynomials where X is not equal to 1.  Homework practice problems took almost two hours, and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Lucas!

This story is about Middle Son.  We named him Lucas (after quite a list of cast-off and never-to-be names) and his birthday was last Friday. However, my memory goes back to a summer evening almost nine months before.  Husband and … Continue reading

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Mother mode

Babies have always been high on my list of the best times of life.  I have always loved babies.  I played with baby dolls, the kind who need diapers changed and rocked to sleep.  Barbie might be called a doll, … Continue reading

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There is a conference for Hearts-at-Home happening on the ISU campus this weekend.  Just a few blocks from the house.  Mini-vans are using street parking almost all the way to our street, which means the parking lots are either full … Continue reading

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Way to my Heart

When Husband comes into the living room, I am doing a shimmying and a dancing like nobody’s bizness.  I had to put in some moving music while I folded laundry.  The yardwork really got the leg muscles aching. “Who’s this?”  … Continue reading

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Power surges

Warning!  Woman in late Forties going through ‘the Change’ Yesterday, I was craving a hamburger, on a bun, with all the extras.  All day long.  Finally, at 7:30 in the evening, Chris was looking for something for supper and we … Continue reading

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Relief Sale preps

Today is Middle Son’s birthday.  I have a post planned, but the pictures are in limbo between the scanner and my computer—who knows the ways and means of keystrokes and household network quirks.  We will be going over to see … Continue reading

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Done, At Last

It seems like this afghan has taken the longest time.  Must have been all the stripes and knots.  And the edging—oh, the border.  The results are worth it.  When I was working on it in the corner of the Fellowship … Continue reading

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an Irish Blessing

May the road rise to meet you… May the wind be always at your back. The sun shine warm upon your face, The rains fall soft upon your fields. And until we meet again…. May God hold you in the … Continue reading

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