Monthly Archives: April 2015

time with RJO

My phone didn’t cooperate in navigating me from the wedding brunch / gender reveal party in Virginia to Webster Street in Philadelphia. So I followed signs to I-495 then to I-95 and used the rental car’s GPS (which I didn’t … Continue reading

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eventful weekend

On Friday I flew to DC for some family fun and frolics. I admit I watched more than frolicked. But I’m nearly 70, and I never have been much of a frolicker anyway. My arrival in DC meant changing clothes … Continue reading

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Mauri’s recovery from back surgery has gone well once we got past “hell week” (the first following). He’s obeying the doc’s instructions to walk rather than ride his bike. He’s resumedĀ most of hisĀ around-the-house tasks, the most recent feeding the dog. … Continue reading

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phone dump

The absence of recent posts does not indicate an event-free calendar. I’ve snapped pictures of this and that, whenever I think of it. Sometimes I think of it too late and then, after a few unconsolable minutes, I move on. … Continue reading

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another update from rachel

Hello family and friends, Once again, an update has been overdue, but once again, things have been up in the air and changing so quickly, it’s been hard to know how to fill you all in without changing the plan/outcome … Continue reading

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the more things change the more they stay the same

This is a photo story that illustrates the post title and well-used expression: The more things change, the more they stay the same.” Let’s begin with this photo of Quinn as a child. When I shared this pic on Facebook … Continue reading

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