Category Archives: Family

I’ll celebrate you, Bam…

I debated about whether or not to post this deeply personal piece. Bam passed away on January 19th, and I chose to speak at her service. Public speaking is far from my forte, and I wasn’t certain that I could … Continue reading

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Paris, Part Deux

Howdy everyone! Just to preface this…we were in Paris from October 6-14. I’m super slow these days with my posts, but determined to preserve as many memories as possible. Here we are in front of Notre Dame. Truly a magnificent … Continue reading

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Enchant√© de Vous Rencontrer, Paris! Part One

Bonjour! As you may have guessed, this is all about our trip to Paris! I had dreamed of going to Paris my entire life, so to finally go, especially with someone I love, was incredible! (Danny took most of the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas…from the elevator…

Merry Christmas, Everyone! Regardless of what you celebrate, I love that this time of year, we can celebrate the people we love and share our joy! To all my family and friends, know that I love you, I appreciate you, … Continue reading

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Downsizing Blues

It’s my next to last night at the Otter house. I have the tears dammed up, but I know that will only hold so long. I rub Skyler on the back and look at how he’s suddenly turned into a … Continue reading

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That is one handsome boy you’ve got there, ma’am…

Years ago, in some backwoods restaurant, bar and tack shop, after several rounds of golf in a far-flung locale, my dad unwittingly insulted an infant. He told the young mother that she had a fine, handsome young boy, to which … Continue reading

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Consumption and Extractions

Howdy, all. Sorry for being off the radar. Since late December, I have been battling my old nemesis, the sinus infection, and its partner in crime, severe bronchitis. I’m starting to tell people that I have consumption or the black … Continue reading

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