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Tag Archive for ‘Family’

Silver linings

My husband and I were out for one of our now daily walks in our neighborhood the other day and couldn’t help but notice how many of our neighbors we were seeing perhaps for the first time (we’ve lived in this house for more than 10 years). We’ve commiserated with the man desperately trying to keep his new sod alive as he hand-waters it. We watched a father hand his […]

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Making Memories at Disney: Then and Now

Cinderella's Castle

OK, I admit it. When my husband first suggested that we buy our family annual passes to Disney for Christmas, the first thing I said was something like, “Are you crazy?” I mean, I don’t know if you’ve checked the prices for Disney tickets lately but they are quite a hefty investment. So much so that a day at the park isn’t really affordable for the average family of four, […]

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Being Thankful

I realize that this will likely be one of the approximately one million Thanksgiving-related posts published over the next couple of days. However, since one of my personal efforts over the past few years is to make more of a conscious effort to look for things to be thankful for and to just be thankful in general, I felt compelled to post. 🙂 Why Is It So Easy to Find […]

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Hidden Battles, Secret Wars

I live in a mid-size suburban neighborhood. It’s one of those neighborhoods full of young families sprinkled with a few empty nesters and retired couples. It’s a place where most of us wave hello and goodbye from the isolated bubbles of our cars as we travel in and out of the front gates, where walkers and joggers come out before or after the heat of the day with earbuds in […]

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