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Family – Where My Treasure Is – #captureyourgrief

For where your treasure is, there will your heart also be. — Luke 12:34 Times of tragedy allow true character to flourish. Times of heartache reveal family ties we may not have seen before. As I have said before, we have been truly blessed with my family’s support throughout our journey. Between parents, siblings, aunts and uncles, […]

Where is here?

For the past few days, I have been reading the first Magic Tree House book with my six-year-old. He is at the glorious cusp of reading independently: He knows more than he realizes—much more than I expect—and wants to read. . . and wants to read with me. 

Seriously, Graco?

Almost a month ago Graco had a highchair recall.  This is just another in a long list of recent baby recalls, one of the more recent ones being a baby sling recall.  (I’m not even going to link to the sling recall because I feel that one is dumb.  I hate that children died while […]

torch bearing quietly

I will not act out, will not
yell or curse or slam doors,
will not make a scene -- you
do not deserve such a chance
to make an example out of me
to be proven right since you
are not. Instead, I'll stand
at this street corner, raise
my hand high and clench that
light which yet remains. It
will burn brightly, quietly,
fiercely before fading as I.

Then I'll be gone but found.

©JAC 2005

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