Category Archives: celebrations

Celebrating Baby’s First Thanksgiving

My great-nephew was the star of our Thanksgiving, providing endless entertainment. His bright smile lights up your heart when it beams on you. When he glares at you with a “grumpy cat” face, you know it won’t last. His eyes … Continue reading

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Celebrating a Smile

Yesterday the sky was blue, the sun was shining, and the kids ran around joyfully at outdoor recess. Last night clouds rolled in, lightning flashed, and drenching rain poured down. Today the sky was gray, a cold blustery wind blew, … Continue reading

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Showers of Love

Saturday evening was my daughter’s bridal shower. What a joyful occasion it was! My second sister planned everything, insisting I not lift a finger- I was mother of the bride, she said, and my only job was to enjoy. She … Continue reading

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Celebrating Cats

These two cats have lived in my house a long time. At times they’ve tried my patience, clawing on furniture and otherwise making a mess. But they have provided a lot of entertainment, kitty love, and writing inspiration. I’ve watched … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Day Ahead

I am at Butler University with a roomful of teachers…and Lester Laminack, visiting scholar for the Indiana Partnership for Young Writers. You know it’s going to be a fantastic day. Add to it we are in a huge, lovely room … Continue reading

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School Moments to Celebrate

My ESL newcomer has talked to me a lot in Spanish. He has repeated a lot of English. It was a GREAT moment this week when he shared his first independent communication in English- as he left my classroom, heading … Continue reading

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A Happy Birthday

My daughter pleased as punch that she found “the gift that keeps giving” a bracelet with charms to be added on every special occasion- she should know just being remembered by her is the gift that keeps giving City BBQ … Continue reading

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