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Echo

Still in their respective mothers’ wombs when cancer took her life, these were the first two of the five grandchildren who didn’t get to meet our sweet Grandma Ruth. Offspring of Ruth’s younger sons, Ryan was due first but took … Continue reading

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Marine Layer

There are those parenting moments, even on vacation, maybe especially on vacation, when you look down at your children and you seem to be without hope for their character, their well-being, even their souls. They will never stop bickering or … Continue reading

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Coming Back to Bless Me

“What is that?” Nathan asked.  “Oh, it’s apricot and almond galette,” I said proudly.  “It’s for dessert tonight.” “Oh, so fruit pizza.”  Flashback to the 80’s Fourth of July parties of my youth: rolled out 9×13 rectangle of puff pastry, … Continue reading

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