Category Archives: Year Summaries

Our Family Trip to S.C. and D.C. – Day 5

Day 5: Driving to D.C. Emily showed up early the next morning! She helped us pack the car and saw us off. It was so great to see her one last time, even for just 45 min or so. Back … Continue reading

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Our Family Trip to S.C. and D.C. – Days 3 & 4

Days 3 & 4: We’re On Vacation! I booked a 3-star hotel about 30 min away from Emily’s house, because the only 3 options near her were 2 1-star motels with sketchy to just bad reviews, and 1 2-star hotel … Continue reading

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Our Family Trip to S.C. and D.C. – Why? When? and 1st 2 Days

Why? And When? Last December I realized my best friend Emily’s kids had never met my kids, and I decided this needed to be fixed. I also hadn’t been down to visit them in South Carolina since her wedding, which … Continue reading

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Too Often This Last Year or Two

Me: Maybe I’ll make the smart choice and go to sleep My Brain: HA HA HA HA! That was funny.

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Recap of the Last Two Weeks and Beyond

It’s after 8pm and I’m not tired for the first time in… well in a long time! I was starting to wonder yesterday if my tiredness at the end of each day was a symptom of the depression. Coupled with … Continue reading

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It’s Too Much

3 funerals in 2 weeks. 4 funerals in 5 months. 5 funerals in 1 year. Okay 2018, you can be over now. I’ll give up this Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Winter snow. Let’s jump right to 2019 and stop decimating … Continue reading

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Timeline of the demise of my future

- 2018 – March 12: Close on new condo. Drywall repairers at house. March 13: Drywall repairers spot paint with attempt (and spectacular fail) to color match, and attempt (and again fail) to cleanup. Move all currently boxed and binned … Continue reading

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Harvard 15th Reunion Report

My daughter was born not too long after our last reunion in 2010. She has made my life better than it ever was! She also immediately replaced my brother and I as my mother’s favorite child, heh. But she has … Continue reading

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2013 Christmas Letter

Dear Family and Friends, Ran out of time to write this letter. Kind of the theme of the year: time disappearing. Whole months it seemed three times this year. But here are the highlights. Amber has always been observant. She’s … Continue reading

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What do you recall most about being 17?

17 was attending Harvard as a freshman, living away from home for the first time, being surrounded by school and kind strangers, and trying to deal with my BFF’s attempted suicide from a world away. It was working cleaning bathrooms … Continue reading

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