Monthly Archives: February 2009

The 19th Wife

I recently finished a great book, The 19th Wife. It’s fiction but draws much of the story from the real life tale of Bringham Young’s nineteenth wife, Ann  Eliza Young, who actually divorced Bringham Young. As the title suggests, the … Continue reading

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The Sun Magazine – Readers Write

About three years ago my friend CJ mentioned to me that her book group was reading a magazine for that month’s selection. She said she thought I would enjoy it. I purchased my first copy of The Sun. I loved … Continue reading

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Life in the slow lane?

Recently I was looking at Parent Map, a local parenting publication’s website. While there I took a quick online poll and answered a question about “Which of these lifestyles appeals most to you?” The choices ranged from living in a … Continue reading

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Comfort foods

I’m recovering from my second round of the flu. Maybe it never left, it just gave me a 48 hour rest. I picked up my older son from pre-school and on our way home we stopped at the store. I … Continue reading

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Creative fun

Today I took my son to his friend’s fifth birthday party. We’ve looked forward to this party for weeks, since the invitation came saying, “Indoor Camping Party”! It met our expectations – the family had two tents set up in … Continue reading

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Next stage?

My older son will attend kindergarten next fall. He can’t wait and I know he’s ready, but of course there is that part of me that wonders where the nine-pound baby we brought home from the hospital went. What happened … Continue reading

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