Archive for November 2009

Expanding My Mind… Groovy…

Thanksgiving vacation is quickly coming to an end. Five days in a row of sleeping past 8:00 will be a thing of the past until Christmas break. Tomorrow will be the beginning of just another week and life will resume its routine. Our friends, the Stenmans, invited us to share Thanksgiving with them since we…

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Incessant Babbling

Time for another random “what’s been going on” post! *** Wednesday morning I drove Todd to 30th Street Station in Philadelphia so he could catch the train to DC. Traffic was normal week-morning traffic. That is to say it was horrendous. But I had a 20 ounce cup of coffee, good music on the iPod…

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Are You Kidding Me??

I’m hopping mad about the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s new recommendations on mammography and other excrement concerning breast cancer screening. These new guidelines seriously make me nauseous. 1. No mammograms until 50 and then only every other year. * Because false positive mammograms cause undo anxiety and unnecessary biopsies. Please forgive my insensitivity, but…

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To Write Love On Her Arms

Yesterday thousands upon thousands of teenagers wrote the word “Love” on their arms in support of the non-profit movement To Write Love On Her Arms. TWLOHA was started on MySpace with this statement: To Write Love on Her Arms is a work in progress. This began with one broken girl, one painful night; addiction, depression,…

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High Quality Entertainment

I’m not a huge fan of television – I think it wastes brain cells and steals time, neither of which I have a large supply of – so I don’t get into very many shows. In fact I limit the number of programs I’ll allow myself to obsess over. So what am I obsessing over…

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Valley Forge, October 25, 2009

Sunday, October 25th was another beautiful day. So I grabbed Precious, loaded Sookie in the car and took off for Valley Forge. It’s so pretty and serene and I always come away feeling rejuvinated and just a little closer to God. And that’s all I’ve got to say about that. Instead I’ll let the pictures…

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Playing Catch Up

I can’t believe I haven’t posted anything in over three weeks. I haven’t read any blogs in that time, either. (I’m not a very good bloggy friend.) So here’s a synopsis of what’s been going on around here. Katie turned 15 on October 24. Fifteen. As in oh-my-goodness-my-baby-is-so-not-a-baby-anymore. I know I sound like a broken…

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