July 4th memories

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I’ve written about my extended family’s 4th of July picnics before. They were epic (especially to a kid). Even though they ended in the 70s, I get nostalgic every year. Here is a slightly adjusted story from the past. July 4th … Continue reading

Observations on my 2016 family reunion

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There was a surprise! A relative that we haven’t seen in years (maybe even decades) attended. It was a wonderful surprise! There was a lot of catching up to do. We’re not a group that learns. There is always too … Continue reading

What you find in your gene pool!

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Family reunions are a hoot. There is all the hype and anticipation and ours doesn’t disappoint. I pulled the short straw this year so it’s at my house today. I dodged the bullet the last couple of years but I … Continue reading

The reunion

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This past weekend was my husband’s 55th high school reunion. You can do the math. The age of the attendees hovered around 72. We were there. I brought down the average age to 70. It was the best I could … Continue reading

And the holidays begin

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Every year I complain to the beloved husband that we don’t get invited to holiday parties. It’s true we don’t. Not because we are excluded but most of our friends no longer entertain in their home. Instead there are small … Continue reading