Family Momentum III

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LET FREEDOM RING! That is the first thing that comes to mind when I think about pulling away from Big Guy’s new home for the next four years. Let freedom ring for him. Let freedom ring for Warren and me. Don’t get me wrong. I love my children with every fiber I have, but I have always considered my role …

Gems

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A few precious gems from this week that fed my happy organ… We loaded up Big Guy’s belongings and headed out on the next chapter of his life… We had a delicious night out to commemorate Big Guy’s big move… I spotted these glorious flowers at the Wegman’s  we stopped at to buy a few dorm room goodies…Aren’t the colors …

Tough as Woodpecker Lips

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Laugh with me, Journeyer! It is 8:29 on this Sunday morning and, for those of you who follow these weekly posts, you know what’s coming… We are on the road, AGAIN… Another nine to ten hours of driving today, this time to take Beauty back to college. As I looked through this week’s photos, the experiences seemed so far away. …

Finding Joy in the Junk

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Well, Journeyers, I think my brain is fried… We returned from Salt Lake City mid Tuesday afternoon to a home with a bad main breaker coming into the house. Some of you might have noticed in the one photo that Warren was on his cell phone as he sat suspended in the Great Salt Lake. It is a rare occasion …

There’s Magic in Movement

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You know how it is when company comes to town, Journeyers? Life gets busier and better and crazier and it’s nice to see them come, but it’s also nice to see them go? I know this woman who begins counting down the days ‘til her children go back to school, the second she leaves to bring them home for break. …

Teaching Our Children to Fish

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I’ve always called a spade a spade.A vagina a vagina. And a penis a penis. This morning I stumbled across a mother’s forum where a woman asks for pet names to call her children’s privates. She states that she always felt awkward when her mom used the word vagina, and she didn’t want to put her daughter through that discomfort. Oh, …

Family Minus One…and Counting

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Two years ago I went on a two day journey to take my oldest son to college. Today, I am wishing my daughter all the best as she begins the next chapter of her life. I thought she and I had everything covered, all the items she’d need–save for some food items–purchased. HA! We made one trip to the local …