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Category Archive: Hearth and Home

Apr 15 2017

Wouldn’t It Be Nice To Age Like A Fine Wine?

Another spring, another birthday. Each one makes me realize how much I have to celebrate so I don’t even whine about the passing year or the higher level number I need to hit on the gym cross trainer when I enter in my vital stats before a workout. Speaking of whining/wining….Leah, my oldest, had given …

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Mar 12 2017

Can It Be True, NU?

Northwestern University is known for many things…being the only private school in the Big 10, having a beautiful campus on Lake Michigan, a student body that is diverse and yet best known for those who made their way into the entertainment, science innovation or journalism arena. Sports? Not so much. Which is why it was …

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Jan 10 2017

Alexa, Please …

I find myself incredibly challenged when it comes to buying my husband, Don, holiday gifts. It’s not like he values jewelry or clothing, so I have to work on being creative for him. That usually involves an adventure or experience or sometimes technology (but that’s a tad dicier since if it’s tough to set up, …

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Jan 08 2017

D.C. Finally Sees Some Winter

So while my Dakota NTCA members laughed out loud watching D.C. scurry around in preparation for our first “snow” of the season, I pondered how many feet of snow have fallen across the country so far this year while those in our nation’s capital hurried out to buy our milk, toilet paper and snow shovels …

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Jan 05 2017

The Journey Continues

For the holidays this year, my husband really put time and effort into researching what might make personal and impactful gifts for each of our daughters. Not an easy thing when you’re thinking about what two young adults really need as they’re getting themselves started. However, for Kelsey, he came across an amazing gift. It’s …

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Dec 31 2016

Saying Goodbye to 2016

Every year has its high points and low points but maybe it was losing “Princess Leia” and then her mother, Debbie Reynolds, the following day that left a taste in my mouth that feels a tad sad. So maybe it’s time to move to 2017. 2016 was a year that started off with intense negotiations …

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