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"It was the best of times..."

A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. -Muhammad Ali

It was late 2000. 1,736 more words


“Motherhood” is so much more than “parenthood”

Mother’s day for me is always a mixed experience.

It’s a time of sadness as I reflect upon the loss of my own mother 23 years ago who died tragically in a car accident when I was 21 years of age. 502 more words


Sugar, Sugar, Everywhere!

It was a typical day in our household, where I settled the children safely in front of the TV, in order to get a few minutes of office work done. 314 more words


girl - 10 months

Delaney, I want to make sure you have great things.

I want to make sure you have opportunities and that you have the confidence to take them. 85 more words


Independence Day by Stacy Hoff

As we in America celebrate our independence from mother England, my kids are celebrating their independence from me. For the first time ever, my ten and thirteen year old boys are traveling without me or my husband. 252 more words


Delaware Museum of Natural History: An Organic, Sensory Experience

I first sighted the Delaware Museum of Natural History (DELMNH) as I drove to and fro Winterthur many years back. I remember cataloguing it in my memory as a future destination, especially later on for the kids. 1,188 more words


July 2, 2005

10 years ago today I found out I was going to be a father. I remember it like it was yesterday — the anticipation, the nerves, the hope that it was indeed going to happen, that it wasn’t a cruel joke being played on me by God. 356 more words