Monthly Archives: October 2009

family dinner

Today was our first family dinner of the new season. I’ve missed these gatherings during our summer hiatus, though there’s something to be said for taking a break. Everyone brings a food assignment (so we balance) and a one-minute show-n-tell. … Continue reading

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My mother was what today we call a stay-at-home mom. Most moms were back then. A fastidious housekeeper, she took pride in giving her family a nice place to live. I mean her no disrespect when I say she would … Continue reading

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