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Dearly Beloved. 

I just finished reading the book: “Redeeming love” by Francine Rivers. I don’t usually read books and I wish I often did. It’s just something I didn’t grow up doing and starting was not even the problem, finishing them proved a bit of a challenge. 789 more words


#100happydays - day 23

Staying at my parents’ house always gives me the chance to loot their loft in search of my childhood treasures. And today I struck gold with a box full of my all-time favourite preteen classics. 49 more words



Francine often questions how long I’ll be her mom, if I’ll still be her mom when, who will be her mom when I die, what would make me not her mom anymore and lots of similar questions. 297 more words

127. Scenes from the Second Seat on the Right

Monday, January 5th, 8:00pm
Drommen and Francine

Francine: Why are you so pissed off at me?

Drommen: (stares at her silently for a moment) I’m picking you up from the hospital. 94 more words

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Manigong Bagong Taon! Happy New Year!

By Francine Maigue, The Pampered Pinay

“Mabuhay!” we exclaimed, as our group of Filipino leaders from San Diego County proudly processed first through the streets of Balboa Park then through a sea of 3,000 people seated in and around a beautifully lit Spreckels Organ Pavilion, which turned 100 on New Year’s Eve. 879 more words

Balboa Park


What happened to November?  It was December all week and all week I’ve wondered what happened to November.  On Tuesday it was the second day my girls needed little boxes on their advent calendars filled with some wonderful something and I had to sneak into their Halloween candy so they could happily open that little door with a 2 on it and squeal in delight at the treat that was just hours earlier stolen from them.   174 more words

92. Scenes from the Second Seat on the Right

Monday, December 1st, 5:30pm
Drommen and Francine

Drommen: You know you can just quit your job.

Francine: And what, have you look after me?

Drommen: Of course. 107 more words

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