Monthly Archives: December 2006

Multi-tasking Mom

Putting away the holiday decorations, working on the laundry, and playing with the computer. Speaking of computers, I’ve had to play “I.T. Gal” for family members twice today.  My husband added a new scanner/printer/copier and lost his internet connection, and … Continue reading

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What I Love About 2006

Current mood: cheerful cell phones, laptops, mp3 players, learning to download music, getting the news thru RSS feeds, reading weblogs, helping my son’s high school drama club, beautiful bouquets from my husband’s garden, connecting with cousins through genealogy sites, lots of overnights here … Continue reading

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Note to self at nineteen

I wish I could go back in time and give that girl the advice she NEEDS:  Slow down! Allow yourself the blessed gift of time. Decisions are not as urgent as you think. Be good! Especially be good to your … Continue reading

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Note to self at thirteen

I wish I could go back in time and tell that girl the answer to her question. She wished she had the courage to ask a woman from church who was the mother of three sons how to understand how … Continue reading

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Note to self at sixteen

I wish I could go back in time and tell that girl the answers to all the questions she didn’t even know to ask! The first answer is: “Girl, it gets better.” The second answer is: “You get to live … Continue reading

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Entry for December 31, 2006

“Facts are stubborn things, and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictums of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” — John Adams

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Entry for December 30, 2006

“If you wish information and improvement from the knowledge of others, and yet at the same time express yourself as firmly fixed in your present opinions; modest, sensible men, who do not love disputation, will probably leave you undisturbed in … Continue reading

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