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Surfing Sunday 03.31

I’ve received a lot of messages lately as the anniversary of Maddie’s death gets closer. First, it really means so much to me that so many people a) remember and b) reach out. Next Sunday will be ten years since she died, which is obviously a crappy milestone. I’ve been trying my usual technique of keeping…

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Surfing Sunday 03.17

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Sean the Leprechaun came to our house last night and brought shoes and candy for Annie and James. I don’t know how much longer Annie is going to believe in all of this stuff, but she was thrilled this morning when she discovered her treats. James immediately put on his new…

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Surfing Sunday 03.10

James was selected Star of the Week for his kindergarten class. Star of the week gets lots of fun “perks,” but the one the kids love the most is that they get to take home the class stuffed animal, Dex. James has been taking Dex everywhere, and we’ve been taking lots of pictures of the…

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Surfing Sunday 03.03

The kids’ school gets really into Read Across America week. They had fun activities in the classes, celebrity readers (Jim Cummings, the voice of Winnie the Pooh, read to the kids!), and on Friday, they got to dress as their favorite character from a book. At first, James wanted to dress as Pete the Cat…

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Surfing Sunday 02.24

You guys, I can barely move. Yesterday was a four-sport day…Annie had basketball and softball, and James had flag football and baseball. There’s not enough hot water in the world for me to soak my poor bones in. Someone please remind me next time that I’m too old to demonstrate sliding techniques, and I’m DEFINITELY…

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