Category Archives: Maine

In Memoriam…

In October 2010, I wrote a post called “The Hardest Thing” when my great-aunt passed away.  In it, I discuss what it feels like to lose a family member when you’re on the opposite side of the world. On this … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday-US Trip (detail photos)

These are pictures of little details from the trip.  Another post will picture people and places. *New Reader FYI–Your first comment will be held in moderation.  If you’ve had an approved comment in the past, it will appear immediately*

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Elanor is 4

My darling Ellie, Happy fourth birthday.  May you always embrace the world as fearlessly and with as big a heart as you do today. Love Mommy PS-Stop calling me mother-it’s freaking me out.

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The last time Elanor saw snow was the winter of 2009/2010.  She doesn’t remember it, and to be honest, it wasn’t a big hit with her.  She was in her snow suit, and I stood her in snow almost as … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Elanor

Happy Birthday to my big girl…we love you so very much, Elanor! One of my presents for Elanor each year is her annual birthday video.  It took until 5m to finish, but I wasn’t going to be late or skip … Continue reading

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A quick trip to Maine

Maine is a bit rural for my taste.  I’m unabashedly a city girl, and too much open space creeps me out.  However, my grandfather (and many other relatives) do still live in Maine (where both my grandfather and grandmother’s families … Continue reading

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Our trip home last November

Realizing that the next trip was almost upon us, I finally got around to making the video of our last trip home.   The song is “Boston” by Sara Brenner from her “Unsteady Ground” album.  Possibly not the most accurate … Continue reading

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