Tag Archives: childhood

The accidental treasure hunt

For those of you getting tired of wedding posts, this entry will be a welcome break because it’s only indirectly related to my and Cory’s upcoming wedding. (Sorry, I can’t totally remove myself. It basically consumes my life right now.) … Continue reading

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After JonBenet

It’s been nearly 20 years since I first learned about true evil. Christmas 1996. While my family and I went back for seconds of turkey, biscuits and pie – my mom helping me with my plate because of my 6-year-old … Continue reading

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On perfection

Anyone else have those things as a kid you assumed you’d grow out of when you became an adult, but found out as an adult that you don’t grow out of something unless you actively work on growing? Maybe that’s … Continue reading

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Lego Love

From about 1994 to 2005, a simple, plastic table with four quadrants of Lego bases serving as a tabletop welcomed me into my bedroom. After homework, I got busy building, narrating each story I concocted acted out by Lego people. … Continue reading

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Mother-in-law sweetness

For those of you who read my blog post about being welcomed into Cory’s family, you may recall a book I referenced titled Just One of the Family. I couldn’t find the book online to show the cover, but I … Continue reading

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Scottsville is not so far away

A tragedy rocked the nation last weekend, but first it rocked the 10-county region. Less than 24 miles from where I live, a 7-year-old girl was reported missing and found dead in less than 30 minutes in Scottsville, Ky. Nothing … Continue reading

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Halloween an alluring time for kids and adults

The month of October, for some people, means only one thing: Halloween. With candy corn lights, a 1920s flapper costume and a trip to the local orchard planned to choose the perfect pumpkin, I am among those people. Along with … Continue reading

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