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How To Clean Your Plate

Once I was on a trip with a big bunch of girlfriends.  We were walking around the city and looking for somewhere fabulous to eat when one of my sisters twisted her ankle in a pothole near the sidewalk.  We kind of laughed it off and she hobbled along.  Soon…

Summer Family Bucket List

Every summer, the kids and I make a bucket list.  Every summer two things happen: 1) we move or I have knee surgeries and never get to complete all the stuff on the list 2) Dad is at work and missing all the fun.  I feel fairly confident that neither…

A Poem

About a month ago, I read about a cool thing that Matt and Lauren Chandler do.  At dinner, they take turns celebrating a child in their family.  This kid stands up in their chair and each person in the family gets to say something wonderful about them.  It can be…