Category Archives: Just thinking

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TToT: A Wing and a Prayer

(Photos from a chapel in downtown Chicago.) The week started off spectacularly well; my son is home from China.  After his first night back in his own bed, we jumped into the van and headed to the German consulate in … Continue reading

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TToT:Graham County Edition

Yesterday my friend Chris and her husband took my daughter and me on a ride in and around my hometown.  The trip included a swing through the Antelope Lake area.  How is it I spent my entire youth in Graham … Continue reading

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The Window Sill

Summer, more than any other season reminds me of my childhood in a time and place where you could expect to be invited into someone else’s kitchen for a cold glass of kool-aid when their mother noticed you looked bedraggled … Continue reading

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TToT: Misty, Water-Colored Memories Edition

It has been a bittersweet week here.  A friend got a diagnosis I wish I could change.  It makes me realize how fragile our relationships are for reasons far beyond our control (and lots of choices within our control as … Continue reading

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Mini Fruit Pies

My daughter made these for the 4th of July and they were delicious. I’ve been bugging her for more ever since. Mini Fruit Pies 1 pkg. pie crust mix (2 crusts) 1 pkg. (3.4 oz.) Vanilla Instant Pudding 1 cup … Continue reading

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