Category Archives: Seasons

  1. Helpful Truths for Winter Break

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    January 3, 2020 by Julia

    This year, the day after Christmas, after reading my ‘notes to self’ from last year during winter break, I decided …
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  2. THE BIG MOVE

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    October 16, 2019 by Julia

    They say moving is stressful, and they are right. We moved for the first time with kids, after thirteen years …
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  3. A General Sense of Okay-ness

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    August 23, 2018 by Julia

      There has been a general sense of okay-ness hovering around me, which is all I’ve wished for during times …
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  4. Dreaming of Canada on the 4th of July

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    July 3, 2018 by Julia

    Happy 4th of July, and all that, blah blah blah. I had no idea until this year that Canada Day …
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  5. Summer Living

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    July 3, 2017 by Julia

    It’s been a good summer so far, three weeks in. Fantastic, actually! You heard me. Yes, I’m still me. Sorry, …
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  6. Christmas Card 2016: Faith, Hope, Love

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    December 21, 2016 by Julia

    After an isolating week  of sick days and then an ice storm that had us housebound for one more day, …
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  7. Thanksgiving Card 2016: The Good Fight

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    November 23, 2016 by Julia

    Our quintessential American family day of Thanksgiving always comes so soon after Election Day. I know the usual line is …
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  8. Halloween Card: Flickering

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    October 29, 2016 by Julia

    Halloween can be a stressful time, I’m not gonna lie. My kids like to change their costumes at the last …
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  9. The Animals of Our Summer

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    August 10, 2016 by Julia

    A few weeks ago a black garden snake somehow got into our house and tried to eat our pet guinea …
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  10. The So-Called Ridiculous Snow Days of Maryland

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    February 10, 2016 by Julia

    You might think, uh, Maryland…that’s the place with the decorative crabs everywhere, right? Chesapeake Bay? Yes. But there is more. …
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