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New Year’s Fog

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'Tis the Season / General Musings / Holidays/Holy-days / Picture This

This new year dawned, for me, not bright and shiny, making me squint against the light and promise and hope But foggy and grey. Shrouded. Dim, to some. Bleary. Disheartened. But as I paused in the descending dusk (not even supper time yet in these parts) I felt it. The promises that grow in darkness, wrapped up in damp Waiting for the right time to emerge. Winter is not a time of death. It has […]

Let Them Be Little

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'Tis the Season / Holidays/Holy-days / Parenting Skills and Spills

Uncharacteristically for me, and therefore my littles, we had a plan for Halloween costumes weeks ago. Rowan, after a little second-guessing, had landed on a classic: vampire. Robbie, perhaps nudged by the passion of a new friend’s enthusiasm, would be a zombie. Not too difficult to create, just enough scariness. Perfect. Then we went to Target. In the middle of a looooong day of errands, this destination stood out as one that would have All […]