Category Archives: holidays

New Tradition?

A fun Fourth of July tradition may be in the works. Last year, I spent the holiday with some family and friends at the Jacksonville Suns baseball game. After our home team’s one-run loss, we were treated to fireworks accompanied … Continue reading

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The Return of Mother’s Day Flowers

You know what? I still have that blanket. I wanted to be sure that Elle came home from the hospital snuggled in a blanket that I had slept with for months, careful to use the same lotion on my skin … Continue reading

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Earth Day Resolutions

Have you ever noticed how Earth Day is a New Year’s Eve of sorts? You know, complete with the inspiration to do good things and make changes, to become a better person and steward for the planet. Preparations, big or … Continue reading

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Beet It!

While I extract photographs of our quasi-canoe adventure on Jekyll Island from my kid’s camera (it was waterproof and, therefore, the least likely of them all to be destroyed in case of boat flippage), I thought I would share a … Continue reading

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