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Titles are over-rated….

Honestly, if I was writing a book (which I know it may seem like, sometimes), then a title would be necessary and expected. For a blog post, though? I get tired of thinking up titles and sometimes put “Random Thoughts” … Continue reading

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Letting Go

On Wednesday, my daughter and I drove to Auburn for her session of Camp War Eagle, one of eight¬†orientation and registration sessions that Auburn University offers its approximately 5000 incoming freshman. We arrived a day earlier for a couple hours … Continue reading

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Dash Away

My daughter often gets annoyed when she’s with me and I stop to take pictures of random things. I must admit, though, I’ve never taken a picture of a plunger head and a piece of broken tile in an aisle … Continue reading

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The hardest stage of parenting is…

…whatever stage you’re at right now, you probably feel. If you have an infant, it’s hard, especially the long, sleepless nights, the illnesses, the first time you leave your child with a babysitter so you can have a few moments … Continue reading

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Honesty & Integrity

Today, our daughter is up at a local university, attending a “Writers’ Bowl” as part of her school’s writing team. On the way there, they stopped for breakfast. She sent me this text: “I got a water at mcdonalds but … Continue reading

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Nagging vs. Repetition…repetition…repetition…repetition….

Have I ever told you how much I hate to repeat myself? Hmmm? Have I? I hate repeating myself! Any mom can tell you that constant repetition, also known as “What am I?¬† A broken record?!?” syndrome,¬† is part of … Continue reading

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Another Chapter of This Life We Live

Today was a milestone for my Southern Man and I, our daughter, my Mom, sister, brothers, and most especially, our son: he is officially a college student. Today was the day we dropped him off at the University, thus ending … Continue reading

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