She warms up her cup of coffee that she has been sipping on all morning in the microwave then carries on with mundane post-breakfast tasks – cleaning up the dishes, wiping down the counters, and considering what we will eat for lunch. She is completely unaware of the bomb that I am about to drop in her lap.
Both of these women have contributed to who I am and who my children are, as both blood and love pass through the generations.
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For some reason at that time, a crazy idea popped up in my head. (This is not uncommon, just ask my husband!) I wanted to put on my wedding dress and dance with my Dad.
As much as I wondered about my parents as a child, I may have wondered that much more about whether … Continue Reading Oldest of 5
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