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Due date

July 14th, 2008 was my due date.  Kiddo was showing no signs of budging, so John and I did exactly everything we shouldn’t have done… we went to Annapolis… probably a good hour maybe more away from the hospital.  I … Continue reading

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Downgrading

Typically in life, you upgrade… newer car… bigger house… you know… “the American dream.” When you’re a widow… not only are so many dreams crushed-gone… over… D E A D– you also have to deal with the reality that there … Continue reading

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Photo a Day 12-5-10

I’m still not in the Christmas spirit… I’ve tried listening to Christmas music… nothing… not even that silly goofy, “I want an Hippopotamus for Christmas.”  I’ve looked at lights… pretty… but nothing…  I went to Longwood Gardens- again BEAUTIFUL, but … Continue reading

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Philly LiveStrong Challenge 2010- Bike ride

An optimistic several months ago, I signed up for the 20 miler.  Well… training came more in the form of 20-30 minutes on the stationary bike and while the endurance or calorie burning program is more challenging than doing nothing… … Continue reading

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“Smitty always made us look good.”

AFD’s Retirement was awesome, except for the fact that John was missing.  Nathaniel was a superstar and my friend, Mary Katharine, was awesome… there for support, Nathaniel control, and just to be the wonderful friend that she is! It was … Continue reading

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John’s Retirement

I will soon be attending John’s retirement celebration.  There are a total of six retirees from Annapolis Fire Department who will be recognized… two are deceased. It’s bittersweet.  This is an event that a little over a year ago, I … Continue reading

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John’s Wall

Sometimes in life, a thought or idea pops into my head.  I mull over it.  Think about how I want to proceed.  Consider the Who, What, Where When sort of things?  Mull over it some more.  Research.  Talk to people … Continue reading

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