the cupcakes were for a friend

His wife was coming home, after a long, dreary summer being treated for cancer, away from her family, closed up in ICU where her children could not visit. A celebration seemed in order. On the same day, this friend was lamenting...

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on her birthday, again

Dear Kristina, This morning I lit the candles for the first time since last winter.  Or maybe it was spring – it was a long, dark spring. The days have been getting shorter for months, but I usually don’t notice until around...

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birthday sunday

  Yesterday was Birthday Sunday. No one in our house has a birthday in February.  Huh? Usually, i have a good idea well in advance what to get for Ed – birthdays, Christmas, smaller celebrations in between.  I already...

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