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2016 – Things We Learned

Grandchildren are the best, aren’t they? Emma turned one last January (1/18) and celebrated at the Bounce House and Valentino’s with pizza and cake. She toddles around, loves her pets, and always has a smile on her face. August turned 1 in September (9/27) and celebrated with a space-themed party on Grimsrud Way in Rushford.… Continue reading 2016 – Things We Learned

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#HappinessHappens

Where has the time gone?*  Summer of 2016 is marching on.  Today is National Happiness Happens day (8/8/16), so I thought I needed to catch up on what has been making happy memories for the summer of 2016!  *the question I ask myself most frequently on the blog Gathering with friends and family: At graduations… Continue reading #HappinessHappens

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A Month of Gratitude

I failed at the Daily Gratitude Posts on Facebook this November, so I thought I’d attempt a wrap up of the month.  There is, indeed, so much to be thankful for! I am grateful for the arts – music, movies, theatre…  Chris and I saw Madea at Saint Mary’s University in Winona – a translation from… Continue reading A Month of Gratitude

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What It Is…

And another few weeks have flown by! Here we are at another first – June 1st!  Love those firsts. It’s a weekend off with no plans! Here’s a recap of what’s been going on and what’s been making me happy: Graduation day at UW-LaCrosse was a great day!  Marissa wasn’t sure she wanted to walk… Continue reading What It Is…

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It feels like a weekend!

These last two days have been relaxing and semi-productive – a nice mixture!  I haven’t had a “weekend” at home in a long time, and I haven’t had two days off in a row where I haven’t over-scheduled myself. Ah… This has been nice!  Except it makes me sad that it’s coming to a close.… Continue reading It feels like a weekend!