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Empty Mornings

Every morning while I drink my coffee she’s here. Asking my opinion on her hair, clothes and makeup – even when she knows she’s not going to change her clothes if our opinions don’t agree. Every morning she’s here getting ready for school, even those nights when she slept at her father’s the night before.… Continue reading Empty Mornings

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Fairy Fence

  A little while back I collected some white birch bark from logs we had in the backyard both from fallen trees and from trees my husband had cleared away last summer. It was easy enough to peel the bark off of the logs with my hands, no tools necessary.  I had been holding onto… Continue reading Fairy Fence

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Happy Mother’s Day

Today my husband and children treated me to breakfast, lunch and supper. I didn’t have to cook anything myself.  I took a drive with the kids, read chapter one of the first Harry Potter book to Connor (Jack wasn’t interested) and spent some time doing a puzzle (which had been unfinished for quite some time)… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day


Spring planting

I am anxious for warmer weather and I know the kids are too.  They have been playing outside as much as possible lately.  Today we planted two new rose bushes and planted some other flowers around the yard.  The cherry tree was moved from the front yard to the back yard last summer and I… Continue reading Spring planting