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Chicago, part 2

we walked to the brown line and took it downtown again. Bree walked us through the old Chicago public library (now the Cultural Arts building?) thinking I would like it, and boy did I. The mosaics, literary quotes, and architecture … Continue reading

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Las Vegas part II: Massaros, monorail, and the strip

Our day started really wonderfully with a visit from the Massaros who were on their way to Utah! Then, josh went to the convention and the kids and I boarded the monorail to the strip. Our hotel (Embassy Suites) was … Continue reading

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A morning with Jacob 

Grammie took Jackson on a special adventure, and I had some alone time with Jacob. We watered and I caught a baby lizard. Then we planted some seeds.  It was nice to have time to listen to what my buddy wants … Continue reading

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Birt-dee! Cake! 

It was my baby’s second birthday on Friday and it was lovely. He was so happy to see things related to his birthday and yell out “birt-dee! Cake!” And then blow out imaginary candles.  ​​​ ​ ​​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ … Continue reading

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30 years ago today 

30 years ago today my brother was born.  I should be celebrating with you today, Riley. You didn’t live long enough to turn 30. I know that birthdays are irrelevant to you now, but I hope you know how we … Continue reading

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Jacob is no longer a preschooler 

My little boy is growing up and moving on from St. Paul’s Preschool. I will miss this school so much!  On Monday, I was able to volunteer in his class, something I had wanted to do all year. It was … Continue reading

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Baby boy gets his first haircut 😭

I’ve been holding out on this, folks.  The first haircut is a big milestone, and Jackson has these darling baby curls, and once you cut them they are gone.  Sigh.  The boys are in a wedding this weekend, and I … Continue reading

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Visiting great- grandma and grandpa!

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Grief Letter

I have been attending Grief Share and was encouraged to write a grief letter so that people who care about me will know how I am doing, what to expect from me, and how to help. I am going to … Continue reading

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Jackson and daddy

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