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Top 10 Reasons I’m Impatient for Autumn

10. Summer needs to end. I live in central Texas and summer typically starts by early April. Six months later and we’re two-and-a-half-weeks past the official “first day of autumn” and Texas has teased us with three, perfect fall days … Continue reading

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Three Point Six Hours

Today is the first day since July that I am completely childless—for four hours. This means I have approximately 3.6 hours of “me” time. To do whatever I want. Much of this last year “whatever I want” has equaled “whatever … Continue reading

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The Failed Quest for the Perfect Family Photo

I didn’t want much for Christmas. Healthy kids. Sticky rolls. Laughter. Jo Stafford’s Ski Trails playing in the background. Wifi to facetime for three hours with my family while my children opened and played with their gifts. Snow. And a … Continue reading

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