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Not Today, Planned Parenthood

One year ago TODAY (at 9:26 am to be exact) Sophie’s dermatologist called her with the news: your pregnancy test came back positive. (I mean, isn’t that how everyone finds out?) Every moment of the next couple weeks were difficult
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For My Son

I had to do a double take to make sure it was you. Blue eyes, I’d recognize them anywhere. Tight smile that curves to form a half moon– I’ve seen it since your kindergarten school picture. Those hands—if you were
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An Eye On Home

I was sitting on the front porch when Roxy and Sable started sniffin’ the air. Instantly the rain came at a downpour, even leaking through a few of the boards overhead. I scooped Roxy up and ran inside. Sable looked
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Grace… There’s an App for That

A few years ago I got one of those pink-sherbet colored phones. What a loss when I couldn’t catch her before she took a nosedive into the pool during Eli’s swimming lesson. A few months later, my replacement phone literally
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God Has Not Left the Building

Recently I had a migraine. Often I have to take a pill, go to a quiet spot, and lie down before I find any relief. I thought I’d find that relief in my bed but no sooner did I lie
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Things I Do Not Know

Why do I speed up when we get to a yellow light? Why do you take the short way home when the long route offers the beautiful view? Why can’t you find a spouse or have a child? Why is
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Are You Barely Hanging On?

It’s been one of those weeks. Busy, yet quiet. Full, yet empty. Sophie, Morgan, Eli, Hannah and I joined Regi at an engagement in Pensacola Beach over Memorial Day weekend. Friends, family and the beach: the perfect way to begin
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