Clare is another year into the teenager gig and we’re all still alive. Ha! But seriously, with each passing day she looks more and more like her older sister. It’s fun to see that budding relationship. Let’s get to that birthday letter. It’s a busy week around here! Dear Clare Bear, I just can’t quit…

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At the height of the pandemic in 2020, we did the only reasonable thing… We packed our bags, cooked our food, iced down the beer coolers and hit the road for wide, open spaces and almost no people. It was glorious! So many people have asked about our trip and just how we did it,…

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This post is about three weeks overdue. May, am I right? On May 16, our sweet Anna-Laura was confirmed in the Catholic Church, on her birthday, by her Godfather. I’m not sure it gets any sweeter than that. Bishop David Konderla, or Fr. David to us (old habits die hard), was a priest in our…

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Seven. The baby of the family is seven. There was a day when I never thought we’d be out of diapers, or naptime or all the million other things that come with having an itty bitty. And, here we are. Babies really don’t keep. So instead of wishing for the time back, I’m gonna be…

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