Category Archives: Family

Cinnamon Memories

Dear G-pa, I miss you.  Sometimes I forget that you’re gone, aided by the distance between Texas and Iowa. It’s easy to pretend you’re still 900 miles away, waiting for my family to descend so you have an excuse to … Continue reading

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Hide-and-Seek, Giggles, and…. a Funeral Viewing?

Giggles. Squeals of joy. They are not the typical soundtrack for a funeral viewing. But this was no ordinary viewing. It was also The Meeting of the Second Cousins. Growing up, I was very close to the first cousins on … Continue reading

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Phrases from Family – Not Your Typical Tacklerism Tuesday

In honor of our visit to the wintry north, today’s Tacklerism Tuesday will also feature quotes from my family. “I keep shooting it backwards.” – Mimi in reference to her lack of skill playing Angry Birds. “Stay.” It sounds like … Continue reading

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