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Which Moms are Doing it Right?

Much is written about the “mommy wars” – the surprising (to me anyway) instances of women insulting, offending and sometimes outright attacking others for the choices they make in how they raise and support their families. This may not be a recent development but I never noticed it when I was working and raising little […]

Because He Said So

Although the calendar still declares another week of winter, our weather has long since transitioned into something more resembling late spring.  I removed the decorative sled from the front porch weeks ago. As winter fades, I take out and revisit one of my favorite, least faded, memories of my father.  In my parents’ home, “Because […]

When Life Gives You Walnuts…

For the nearly 15 years that we’ve lived in our country home in the city, I’ve had a love-hate relationship with the Walnut Tree.  Three massive 100-year old walnuts line – dare I say grace – our driveway and one even hugs our home.  They are hands-down the messiest trees on the planet.  (Hmmm, I […]