Tag Archives: Family

Leaving a Full-House Behind

I am saddened to say that my plan for our family vacation to Cape Cod, much like our plan to go to Florida, has also fallen apart. As it turns out Fred’s son, Joe is unable to join us. Then, … Continue reading

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The Transformation

Just as I was leaving the house this morning I received an unexpected call from my son, Michael the chef. I had nothing planned for the day. I actually slept-in not waking until nearly 9:00 which is so unlike me. I had … Continue reading

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The Compromised Vacation

As my reader’s know: I treasure my family vacations. This being a year of limited means I had booked a camping trip on Cape Cod. We love the cape, having vacationed there many times over the past ten years for … Continue reading

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Harvest

Woo Hoo! Tonight we’re having potatoes and peas fresh from the garden!

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Finance and Taking Responsibility

When financial crisis hits home some children remain in a protective bubble. Perhaps their parents continue to buy those expensive designer sneakers and clothing that represents status. Maybe the children continue sporting or recreation programs with expenses that exceeds the … Continue reading

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Garbage, Gloom, and Reclaiming Space

As I look around at some of my favorite blogs, today’s theme seems to be “Garbage”. This has been helped by the A to Z challenge and it being “G” day. However, it is the start of spring or another … Continue reading

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Educational Achievement and the Drop Out

It had become apparent to me that the ‘freshie’ was no longer going to school. She would be a high school drop-out. I struggled, off and on, from twenty-five to forty-eight years old, to earn first an Associate degree and … Continue reading

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