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Timber

I was minutes away from walking out the door, having planned my departure down to the last second.  Racing up the stairs one final time, my mind was trying to assimilate what my peripheral vision had captured.  Was I imagining things or was our fully decorated Christmas tree leaning forward, slowly inching toward the floor?  Continue Reading “Timber”

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My Disneyland Trip (Part 2)

Cradling my injured arm, we slowly made our way through the castle into Fantasyland.  Eddie gingerly led me to a brick wall where I could sit and evaluate the damage.  Meanwhile, he placed the three kids in line for Peter Pan, leaving Jess in charge. I could not stop crying from the pain and theContinue Reading “My Disneyland Trip (Part 2)”

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My Disneyland Trip (Part One)

The lines were incredibly long to enter the park.  It was our second day at Disneyland, and the crowd had doubled in size.  Why was everyone here on a Monday?!  I began weaving my family in and out of position to have the best advantage.  Strollers were everywhere, along with all kinds of motorized contraptionsContinue Reading “My Disneyland Trip (Part One)”

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Birds

“Can you describe the pain?”  asked the newest addition to my growing list of doctors.  I proceeded to tell her about my arm – the weakness, tenderness and constant ache from the elbow down.  “Classic tennis elbow, brought on by repetitive motion,” was her conclusion. I was wracking my brain to come up with aContinue Reading “Birds”