Archives for My family

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To my sister on her 16th birthday

Dear Sister, Sixteen years is such a short time. Right now, it doesn't seem like it because it's all you've known, but I was exactly that age when you were born and I could probably, if I choose to, remember a time that there wasn't a you in my world, but I don't. Since ...
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Vague memories of an Irish pub

When we last left our heroine, she was at an Irish pub in the awful land of Washington, D.C.: a land full of people with agendas and horribly arranged streets... We'd moved to a larger room in the back of The Dubliner and our group was gaining people like crazy. By this time, many ...
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Happy Birthday AJ!

The Wonder of You When no-one else can understand me When everything I do is wrong You give me hope and consolation You give me strength to carry on And you're always there to lend a hand In everything I do That's the wonder The wonder of you And when you smile the world is brighter You touch my hand and I'm a king Your kiss ...
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Let it snow!

In Tennessee, we rarely experience snow. Our weather doesn't fluctuate often and this week we experienced our most extreme temperatures as they dropped down to single digits. Luckily, this happens, at most, once or twice a year. We may get snow 2-3 times a year. As I grew up in Illinois, ...
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