Monthly Archives: November 2008

humble thanks

To our veterans and all our men & women in the armed forces.  We’re thinking of you.  If I had an old oak tree, like I had in my yard in Des Moines, I’d tie a yellow ribbon ’round it.  … Continue reading

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what’s in a name

It looks like snow outside. Dara inspired me to dig into the meaning of my name. I always thought it meant “from the linden tree isle” – which sounded romantic, but vague. Where is this linden tree isle? I like … Continue reading

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on to the next

“Let there be no reason now for any American to fail to cherish their citizenship in this, the greatest nation on Earth…Tonight, I remain her servant…And I call on all Americans, as I have often in this campaign, to not … Continue reading

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“He is he.”

My friend, Darby, is a great writer.  Read this post from her blog about her son.  If you have one, you’ll probably chuckle and nod.

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gimme a break

It’s a rare November day.  About 70 degrees, a sky as blue as it gets, all shades of leaves represented in the skyline.  Liam’s settling in for his nap, Reese and Michael went to go see a movie, and here I … Continue reading

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