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Happy Birthday to Bruce!

Today is my husband’s birthday!  I treasure him everyday, but on his birthday, I am especially aware of the GIFT he is to ME!  I am also grateful for his parents, and how they raised him to be funny, loving, and faithful. We have many experiences to look back on.  I could write a book!…

7 Quick Takes… It’s Been a While!

6 years ago

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Yesterday was Friday, and I got a calendar notification on my phone.  “Write 7 Quick Takes.”  This shows up every single week, because somehow I thought I would get into the habit of participating in this fun blog community posting gig…but alas, I have ignored those notifications for months. So long in fact, that the…

Rejoicing for Families!

7 years ago

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Happy Feast of the Holy Family! Each year on the Sunday after Christmas, the Church celebrates this beautiful feast.  Earlier today, I was blessed to see families together at Mass..many whom I know dearly, some just well enough to say “hi.”  Families with young children, families who just started life as “empty-nesters,” single adults…all gathered…

Grateful for Another 7 Quick Takes

7 years ago

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This 7 Quick Takes list is not random; everything is from a wonderful Thanksgiving vacation!   — 1 — Happy Day after Thanksgiving!!  I am spending time with my in-laws in the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee.  We usually gather in northern Indiana for turkey day, but my sister-in-law and her husband decided to…

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