Monthly Archives: September 2012

hopeful

Look who made his own breakfast this morning! One might think the poor man is already tired of my cooking, and this could be true. But it was actually a lab. If he has progressed enough in his recovery to … Continue reading

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baby steps

He came home from the hospital yesterday. There was the possibility of an intermediate care facility, but Mauri had clearly progressed enough to skip (haha) that. We had a learning curve to figure out where, what, who, and how, and … Continue reading

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new knee

As we drove to our “Total Replacement” class at the hospital a week or so ago, Mauri said he hoped I wouldn’t take that seriously. I assured him I didn’t intend to totally replace him, just one of his knees. … Continue reading

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toms

I have a pair of TOMS. Once I broke them in, they became my favorite and most comfortable shoes. The deal with TOMS is that when you buy a pair (from an authorized seller), TOMS will give a pair of … Continue reading

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he (finally) popped the question

At the Ambrose dinner table in Virginia, just before heading to the airport for Taylor and Beth’s flight back to Iraq, the family shared highs and lows of the day. Taylor’s turn came. His low was that they had to … Continue reading

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followthrough

A friend* sought me out this morning at church to ask if I’d like two cans of powdered baby formula that came to her in the mail unsolicited. She’d read my Southwest Airlines post and followed through. My answer? Sure! … Continue reading

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this is why i fly southwest airlines

Every now and then with no particular regularity a box or two of baby-related items appears on our doorstep. We pull the loot inside and carry it upstairs to await my/our next trip to Arizona. The source of the baby … Continue reading

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