Tag Archives: Family

Reuniting the Band

When I was little, my dad told tales of his life as the son of an immigrant Irish sheep rancher in the late 1930’s. He was just a boy but for two or three weeks out of the year in the … Continue reading

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Baby Steps

Today I am celebrating the 18th anniversary of my first full day of being a mom!  I have to admit today has been a bit more relaxing than that very long Saturday in 1994 when Jeff and I looked at … Continue reading

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Just sit right back…

Parenting ala Sherwood Schwartz My love affair with Gilligan’s Island began back in the late 60’s.  I don’t remember too many episodes that aired on prime time, except the one where the castaways thought their island was haunted.  I remember … Continue reading

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