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The Defining Moment of My Summer

The Defining Moment of My Summer

After our hike on the dry rocks, I opened the van door and buckled my son into his car seat, I noticed some blue specks on the car mat. Detritus in the minivan is not that unusual so I didn’t think much about it. I […]

Spring Snow

Spring Snow

A few scenes from the “snowquester” at our house. At one point, the power went out for several hours, testing our emergency preparedness capabilities. The supplies we ended up needing were: While the schools closed for 3 days this week, my poor homeschooled children can’t […]

In Praise of Flu Shots

In Praise of Flu Shots

As you have probably seen in the news, the flu season is particularly harsh this year. Hospitals are overwhelmed. Even here in Fredericksburg, hospitals are overwhelmed with patients. Our family is not affected (knock wood) because we all got our flu shots this year. We […]

Transitioning to Normal

Transitioning to Normal

Today, it’s hard to know exactly when and how to move forward with day-to-day life. The Newtown shootings still weigh heavily on everyone’s minds. My husband tells me not to get too bogged down in the news reports. When the shootings happened, I told my […]

Sandy was Kind Here

Sandy was Kind Here

I am glad to report that Hurricane Sandy was very mild here in Fredericksburg. Aside from constant light rain and light winds, we have no damage, no flooding, no snow and no downed trees. It appears all the damage went further north to New Jersey […]