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Thanks, Rand McNally

One of my favorite and most popular photos ever was featured today on Rand McNally’s “on the road” blog: I took that photo on Mother’s Day, 2006, and it’s been used several times on different sites. With that in mind, Happy Mother’s Day to all moms who follow this blog for some reason. We had […]

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December: The Craziest Month of All

Every year around this time, I wonder what the mailman is thinking. And the UPS delivery guy/gal. And the FedEx person, too. Because every year at this time, our house has to be one of the busiest stops on their routes. This picture, for example, is just a sample of what was delivered to our […]

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Black Friday is Killing Thanksgiving

It used to be that Black Friday sales started at 7:00 am the day after Thanksgiving. Then stores started opening at 6:00 am. Then it was 5:00 am for a few years, and then some started opening at 4:00 am in the last year or two. This year, some stores at the Columbia Center Mall […]

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Mail Call

This is part of what came in the mail today. Yes, eight Christmas catalogs in one day. One day! (I’m also posting to test photo sizes on the new blog. Shhhh….)

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Fireworks…

“Sometimes … they’re up in the sky … it’s like stars.” — T, having been woken up by the loud noise of 4th of July fireworks tonight, and seeing them outside her window for the first time in her young life

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