go grab the good!
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:07:18http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20120806/BLOGS/308069999/-1/blogs01
finn's ridiculous annual injury
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:07:18http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20120727/BLOGS/307279994/-1/blogs01 There were nine children in my basement, seven of whom were female. I was carrying a laundry basket upstairs when the most shrill, intolerable screaming began underfoot. As I flew down the stairs, I was literally terrified about what I would see when we [...]]]>sweet relief
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:07:17http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20120723/BLOGS/307239963/-1/blogs01 I'm not squeamish about medical procedures or even overly modest, but I have to say that breast [...]]]>not a total loss
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:07:15http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20120719/BLOGS/307199960/-1/blogs01Sometimes I wonder if I'll truly lose my kids to technology. At any given time, you'll find them tapping [...]]]>(grilled) peaches and (ice) cream
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:07:14http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20120718/BLOGS/307189963/-1/blogs01 I realize that this idea is nothing new, but if you've never grilled fresh summer peaches and topped them with vanilla ice [...]]]>shoestring living: squash summer spending
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:07:14http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20120716/BLOGS/307169961/-1/blogs01GateHouse News Service, I share my best tips on how you might do the same.
Before the [...]]]>the village matters so much
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:07:19http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20120712/BLOGS/307129953/-1/blogs01quotable
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:07:17http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20120711/BLOGS/307119957/-1/blogs01love the Indigo Girls, so naturally, this Galileo quote is a favorite, too:
I can't tell you how much I have grown to love our little Otters' community of families that get up and cheer for all our kids together and love to share in each and every one of their young successes. We are really blessed.
And we were even more blessed last night, because our favorite little [...]]]>announcing abby
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:07:18http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20120707/BLOGS/307079991/-1/blogs01
So in love with my beautiful new niece!
onward and upward with YOU
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:07:12http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20120703/BLOGS/307039962/-1/blogs01As someone who lives to learn and write about the good things that stand out in our lives every single day, I'm also human and [...]]]>early summer pasta
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:07:20http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20120702/BLOGS/307029955/-1/blogs01 It's late and you have nothing planned for dinner. Enter this satisfying, quick, fresh from the garden pasta dish sure [...]]]>attitude of gratitude
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:07:15http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20120629/BLOGS/306299964/-1/blogs01being focused on and thankful for what you're blessed with, is one of the secrets of life. When I'm really on top of my game (or have a moment or two for free thought) I try, to at least think about that for which I'm grateful. Sometimes I have the energy to even write these things down in a gratitude journal; an idea that I wholeheartedly believe in but never really got off the ground for me. If you were to look at my journal, it would appear [...]]]>finger trap
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:07:16http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20120628/BLOGS/306289963/-1/blogs01
We probably all come into this world with insufficiencies in small areas. I think it's part of our mission to identify the ways in which life is letting us know what lessons we need to learn about those insufficiencies and to do [...]]]>
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:22:59http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20120618/BLOGS/306189957/-1/blogs01I chose right.
It is such a pleasure, honor and thrill to help you raise our three amazing little beings, to see you pass along your patience, your good-to-the-core nature, your tireless work ethic and [...]]]>just a little boy
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:23:00http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20120615/BLOGS/306159971/-1/blogs01 At Monday night's game, a little dude on our team rounded second base and was heading toward third. The ball had escaped the outfielders [...]]]>why
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:22:59http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20120614/BLOGS/306149962/-1/blogs01my ATA sandwich
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:23:00http://www.wayneindependent.com/article/20120613/BLOGS/306139960/-1/blogs01