t.e.s.t.i.n.g 1-2-3 I haven’t posted on this blog in 7 1/2 years! How crazy is that. I have posted on other blog addresses since then, but I snagged this one again and thought I could just build on it. So here I am. I just tossed this post up so that I can try out …

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As a homeschooling parent (did I just say that?  Am I really a homeschooling parent?) I am often asked the question, “Are you doing school this summer?”  My answer to that question is yes…and no.  Amélie…and her teacher…need a break, so we won’t be drilling phonics flashcards, and she won’t be writing out her spelling words …

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Matt is running a 5K this morning. Amélie is spending the night with a friend. Jack is (miraculously) still asleep. And here I sit, with coffee and computer, alone. A-what? Yes, alone. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh…………… This solitary space is where my soul refuels, which perhaps explains why I have been running dangerously close to empty lately.  I think …

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I know, I know, this has been the longest blogging hiatus EVER.  Yoo-hoo!  Anyone out there?  I hope so, because I have something exciting to share. First, though, let me say that I have missed blogging.  I took blogging time off during Lent, and then I just haven’t gotten back in the groove.   Truthfully, I …

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“Peace is not the product of terror or fear. Peace is not the silence of cemeteries. Peace is not the silent result of violent repression. Peace is the generous, tranquil contribution of all to the good of all. Peace is dynamism. Peace is generosity. It is right and it is duty.” – Archbishop Oscar Romero, …

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