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for: ‘September, 2009’

Have You Ever?

Tonight is her second of two concerts in St. Paul.  I’m so looking forward to it. I don’t want to leave you out, if you’re not going…or if you’ve never heard of her.  So, here’s her song “Have You Ever.” I could listen to her all day. Today, my dear reader, may you know that […]

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Agreeing to Disagree…Without Hard Feelings

“There was once a boy name Milo who didn’t know what to do with himself–not just sometimes, but always,” begins The Phantom Tollbooth. I figured I should read this modern sort of Alice in Wonderland, since I missed it as a child. So clever.  So funny.  So outrageously creative. Milo is given a odd little […]

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I’ll miss the cicadas when they go.  They’ve kept us company all summer. To me, they stand for all the good things of warm weather: to have the doors flung open every morning, to hear the wind through the aspens, and to listen to strains we don’t hear during the winter months.  Plus, cicadas are […]

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Quotes I Like Today

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”  –Ralph Waldo Emerson “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.  You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.”  –Eleanor Roosevelt […]

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Joy in Child’s Play

Liliana met Henry Karnes for the first time on Friday night.  Henry is just two months shy of one, and has the most gorgeous smile. “I love Henry,” she said to me the day after.  “He’s SO coot [cute].” Well, if pictures are any indication, I’d say they both loved each other.  Wouldn’t it be […]

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