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Who’s Counting?

Our dining room table resembles a florist’s shop and card shop combined.  So many special people in my life honored by birthday last week.  The unmentionable.  I have never been a fan of divulging my age.  Whenever I am asked, … Continue reading

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Remembering Advent in a German Village

Today’s blog recalls an earlier era when our children were young and living in a magical German village during my first Fulbright year. They counted down the days until December 25 with Advent calendars and put a BIG shoe outside … Continue reading

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