Monthly Archives: May 2010

Making a house a home.

“I believe that a space will tell you want it wants to look like, if you’re willing to wait and listen well.” Advertisements

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Grandma quietly passed this afternoon.

Memory Eternal, Florence Sandstrom, who mercifully slipped from this world today with family at her side. From Michigan to Florida, I felt her passing before they told me; her life force was the strongest I’ve ever known. I cried until … Continue reading

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The Love.

True story: when I was in the midst of bragging on how he pre-planned Mothers’ Day for my children (because he’ll be out of town), he was walking up to my door to surprise me with flowers. This is one … Continue reading

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The summer of her 12th year.

A green year, a fertile time. 2010. She still ‘plays’ outside but sometimes, if I’m cooking, she comes to the kitchen window to watch and talk. So much life happening in her thoughts these days.

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Fresh flowers make me happy. Gerbera Daisies.

I buy the bouquets at the grocery store that are under $5.00. Today’s was $2.99. 5 beautiful Gerbera Daisies. I always subdivide what I bring home to multiple places so if I spend a lot of time in one room … Continue reading

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Blackened Fish Sandwich with Mango Mayo

Blackened Fish Sandwiches The stuff: Cod filets (or Tilapia) French rolls Leaf lettuce Sliced tomato Avocado Old Bay Seasoning  (or your favorite blackening mix) Mango, small dice Mayonnaise sourcream Lemon juice Cilantro Cucumber, peeled, seeded, small-dice Butter What  I did: … Continue reading

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I remember when blogging was simple.

Once upon a time, in the summer of 2005, I had just moved into a two bedroom apartment with my four children and husband. We were on a “great adventure”, changing states, changing lives, because Much Had Gone Wrong with … Continue reading

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