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Well it is done. My ‘sugar baby’ (what they call Gestational Diabetes Pregnancies apparently) is born. Ethne Joy Sondergeld – named after two Grandmothers, both with formidable wills. 478 more words

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Eucharisteo: The Art of Thankfulness #221-250

Eucharisteo: to be grateful, to feel thankful, to give thanks

I don’t know about you, but most days, I don’t feel all that thankful. Sometimes I simply don’t want to feel thankful.  191 more words

The world's most noble profession!


So many women aspire to satisfying other men’s ambitions/corporations with their best talents and energy and then return home spent with little TLC left for husbands and children.

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Tolkien Reading Day: the hope of hobbits

March 25, the downfall of Sauron, is the date chosen by the Tolkien Society to celebrate Tolkien Reading Day.  This year’s theme is “Home and Hearth: the many ways of being a Hobbit.”  Around the world different groups will be holding events celebrating Tolkien’s work — see the Tolkien Society page for reports from some of them — or individuals will simply be reading their favorite passages at home. 544 more words


In Defense of Domesticity | Crisis Magazine

The secret to enjoying life, then, is to see it as something to be enjoyed—at times even endured—with others, ideally with family. Home makes all the difference. 498 more words

Gathering Grownups

Last week the son came.

Then one of the three granddaughters arrived with Kota the dog.

Followed by the middle grandgirl.

And finally, the oldest who lives the farthest away. 62 more words

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