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Summer Nights

Sitting on the deck tonight enjoying the cooling down of the day with Zowie and Kitty, I realized how quiet it was in the neighborhood.  I know when I take my after dinner walk, I very seldom see anyone out…oh there will be someone else walking perhaps or walking their dog…but no one sitting outside on their porches enjoying the summer.  298 more words

Childhood Memories

Catching fireflies

The simple summer joy of looking for and catching fireflies- an entirely new experience for this California family.

Raising Kids

Catty Commentary on Halloween Costumes

My kids are still not old enough (at ages 4 and 2) to have moved into the age of pimp/slut Halloween costumes. But even “cute” Halloween costume catalogs deserve to be criticized and laughed at because, well, over-the-top… 471 more words



There are memories of being a young girl that are as vivid to me as if they happened yesterday.

The House That Wanted A Family