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  • Shopping Olympics

    Aug. 21st would have been our mother’s 69th birthday. She has been gone nine years, and her birthday is bittersweet. However, we will celebrate by remembering Mom’s Olympic sport: Shopping. She loved to go and just look around. The mall, craft shows, garage sales. The fun was in the hunt, but also in the company — usually her […]

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  • Go Kartin’

    So Nelson wanted to go-kart. About three inches ago. He could not drive. Could only be the passenger. For years it seemed. 10 to exact. Finally, two summers ago he was narrowing in on it. We went to the go-kart track after determining at home that he was just maybe a quarter-inch too short or a […]