A Double Blessing

*This post was originally published on July 28, 2020. Today, my brothers celebrate their 47th birthday.


Today is my twin brothers’ 45th birthday.

I think it’s safe to say that David and John were the greatest surprise of my parents’ life. Mom went into the hospital to have one baby. She came home with two.

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Miffy the Great

At 2:38pm today, my daughter Mary Frances turns 11 years old. She is child #6.

Mary Frances wasn’t my heaviest baby at 9 pounds 13 ounces but she was my biggest. That might not make sense but, trust me, she was butterball huge. When my friend Patti saw her in the nursery, she said she felt sorry for the other babies; it looked like most of them needed to be put back.

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