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  The table was wiped once again after dinner.  As the crumbs were cleared away we began discussing our dining room table.  “It probably needs refinishing” was mentioned in one breath.  Without skipping a beat, the next comment was, “but … Continue reading

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That’s Hypocritical

Out of the mouth of babes.  Two words said to me today by my 10 year old slapped me straight. Six months ago I said I would ride a local roller coaster with my daughter once she was tall enouch … Continue reading

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Wild at Heart is Not For the Faint at Heart

Standing in front of our home’s very tall, strong and burly tree, I craned my neck so much that it began to cramp.  All the while, I’m panic chuckling to keep myself from being terrified.  It is an odd balance … Continue reading

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I’m Not Raising Grass

The unseasonably nice Missouri weather has prompted our family to spend hours outside each day.  It doesn’t take too much prodding to get the kids out.  As I sat down to read from one of my books this evening as … Continue reading

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