Monthly Archives: July 2014

Day 205: Sail

I bought my daughter a kite today on the ride back home from work. Yes, it was a frivolous thing to buy, and I’m perfectly fine with that. As far as I can recall, in all of my purging over … Continue reading

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Day 204: Knit

We have another movie that’s about to start, so I want to keep this post short. This afternoon, some friends from Atlanta stopped by to visit. They were staying at a lodge about an hour and a half up the … Continue reading

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Day 203: Treat

We got ice cream tonight. Big deal, right? I mean–I can’t even tell you how many times we’ve driven down off the ridge and into town to get some ice cream at our local shop. I’ve joked with the kids … Continue reading

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Day 202: Shrink

OK, I’ve known for a while that the house we were moving into was going to be considerably smaller than the house we have been used to. But as I am looking at all the the boxes and bags that … Continue reading

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Day 201: Unload

Can I collapse again, please? Seriously–lately it has been a challenge to “keep it simple,” and a bigger challenge to keep from feeling overwhelmed. Today, I returned to our home in Atlanta with my two younger kids. Our goal was … Continue reading

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Day 200: Commend

My father-in-law loved fishing. Today, after the funeral service, we all went back to my brother-in-law’s house. There were lots of relatives and friends gathered there–and lots of food. We talked, reminisced, and laughed. We were gathered there to honor … Continue reading

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Day 199: Collapse

I am bone tired. I am sitting on the porch of my brother-in-law’s house. They have opened up their home to our family for the next couple of days. There is probably wifi available, but for now I’m tapping out … Continue reading

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