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Sometimes You Just Have to Have Popcorn

Many years ago, my husband and I were living in an apartment in Minnesota. He had to take a business trip to the west coast. He was gone for a few days. One night I got home from work and … Continue reading

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Just one cup of coffee a day?

I was thinking about coffee this morning. I love coffee. I come by that honestly. My dad’s side of the family is 100% Norwegian-American. My mom’s side of the family is 100% Irish-American. Both sides loved coffee. I don’t recall … Continue reading

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The 4th of July: Lessons My Dad the Marine Taught Me

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The 4th of July was a big deal in my family. Before breakfast we would “put the flag up”-the whole family would go out to the front yard, we would put up the flag and…

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What do you want now? Really?

On Valentine’s Day we often think about cards, flowers, candy, maybe even jewelry. But these days I am thinking more of grand ideas. I am thinking of what I would really love to have if I could have anything. Do … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation When I Was 11 – Part 2

Yesterday I wrote part 1 of this story about a special August vacation with my parents and brothers. Here is the link if you missed it. https://believeanyway.wordpress.com/2012/07/31/summer-vacation-when-i-was-11-part-1/ As we got close to Stillwater, we were hit by a deluge! My … Continue reading

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Easter Memories

I hope you had a lovely Easter. We did! We went to Easter Vigil on Saturday. It was our parish’s first Easter in the new church building. Before we moved into the church this past fall we had our weekly … Continue reading

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Postaday Topic #15: If you had a time machine…

Topic: If you had a time machine….Where would I go? Gosh—part of me would go to Dallas in 1963, (or to MLK or to RFK in 68) and try to prevent the assassinations. However, I know in my heart of … Continue reading

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