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Wrinkle Free

This is one of my favorite pictures of my only sister, Karen. It was taken on our last trip to Disney World in January 2020. Before Covid. Before Becky. Before everything.

A Mother’s Pride

Sometimes, I am surprised at the things that make me proud of my children. It’s not often the victories or accolades or awards. Those are nice but fleeting and soon forgotten. No, those aren’t the things that I ponder in my heart.


The past week has been particularly full: A robotics tournament. A water polo tournament. A regional science fair. A championship basketball game. A park district basketball game that Johnny thought was a championship game. A Confirmation. 4 trips to the airport. Visits from 4 college students, 2 graduate school students, my in-laws, my sister-in-law, my…

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