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Thanksgiving 2013: A Day in Pictures

So you know those bloggers who post beautiful, color-corrected, photo-shopped, perfectly lit pictures, every one of which could be the photo that came in the frame? I’m not them. Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, I give you Thanksgiving, 2013: A Day in Perfectly Imperfect Pictures. First, there was the Brownie Escapade … Continue reading

an embarrassment of riches – again

  This is my gratitude post. I wrote it in 2008. I reposted it in 2011. This year, I’m red-penciling it a bit. But only in a couple of places where it needs to be reflective of evolution. One technological, one personal. You’ll see. And then I’m adding a couple. Because there is always more … Continue reading

an embarrassment of riches – still

The following was originally published on November 26, 2008. Except for the fact that the iPod Shuffle has long since been replaced by an iPad, it all holds true today.  . * Things I am thankful for (#s 1-13 of 17,846,319 and counting) Katie’s laugh – not her polite little chuckle, the real one. The one that comes from … Continue reading

thanksgiving – a poem

A Thanksgiving Poem ~ by Katie, age 9 * It’s Thanksgiving day, but the turkeys won’t stay! The Thanksgiving food is running away! Potatoes and stuffing Are running around The cranberry sauce is headed for town! “We just have to stop them!” Said Farmer O’Brown. So he took out his fork And his kitchen knife … Continue reading

an embarrassment of riches

Things I am thankful for (#s 1-13 of 17,846,319 and counting) Katie’s laugh – not her polite little chuckle, the real one. The one that comes from somewhere deep and full of joy. The can’t breathe, smile wrapped around her head laugh. The laugh that summons the angels and leaves them lingering in the room long after … Continue reading

an early thanksgiving

So this year, we were determined not to travel for Thanksgiving. And, selfish as it might sound, we also decided that we had no interest in inviting anyone. Is that awful? No, don’t answer that. It’s not awful. It’s smart. Haven’t we all learned from holidays past that sometimes it’s really kind of nice to … Continue reading