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Fireworks Are Not Always Pretty

“The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people halfway.” — Henry Boye A good pyrotechnics display is incredible on the Fourth of July. But fireworks in the home are never, ever a good thing, no matter … Continue reading

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When Words Won’t Work

“A flower a day keeps the tears away.” — Tessa, my daughter When words won’t work, When all the talk has been tried, When an impasse can’t be passed, Send some flowers. Their language speaks when voices cannot. Yesterday’s gift … Continue reading

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Making Peace, Making Cookies

Peacemaking means making peace. It can also mean making cookies. And when there is a quibble, one just needs to take … a … nibble. (oh gads, that’s a terrible rhyme) We had a little bit of a neighborly dog … Continue reading

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