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Birthday Candles

November 25, 2022

I love birthdays. It’s not because growing up mine was so spectacular. On the contrary, there are many reasons that it sometimes felt like an afterthought. Being born on January 2nd means that when considering...

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Caramel Apple Cake
Caramel Apple Cake

Autumn Love

October 31, 2022

I’ve missed you. I’ve been running from event to event making up for covid-lost-time going to weddings, showers and birthday parties just like all of you. I am relieved to finally slow down this...

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Looking Forward & Backward

August 17, 2022

This is the last blog post Kelly Morton will post for me. She is beginning a new work adventure. I sincerely thank her for all she has done for me in regards to communicating to all of you and for helping to us to...

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Whoopie Pie

Whoopie for the Amish!

June 28, 2022

My dear friend Laurel grew up in Fredericksburg, Ohio. It’s a tiny community in northern Ohio . When I went home with her on a weekend from college, I was introduced to the lifestyle of her intriguing neighbors,...

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June

Lightning Bugs

June 23, 2022

It was so hot today that I didn’t leave my house all day. I usually take my dog June for a walk  each day, but June is a pug and comes with a warning: Do not take...

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Dads and the Wisdom of the Dollar Store Card

June 1, 2022

Are dads naturally funny? Are their favorite pastimes really grilling meat, watching sports, drinking beer, playing golf, or fishing? Do they regularly fall asleep in hammocks strung between trees in their backyards,...

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