Tag Archives: family

The End of the Line

Sat around visiting with my peeps this afternoon.  We discussed reading the Declaration of Independance, but a fudge-brownie haze dulled our motivation, so we didn’t. Maybe next year. My sister needed to be filled in on all the big news from last … Continue reading

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Hot Dogging It

Yesterday was my day to host the family super-regional get together. More of an open-house than a formal party, people wafted in and out all day. First, we sent the kids outside to play– without lunch. This rather genius idea evolved from years of … Continue reading

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Improbable Drives

Several years ago Greta Van Sustern gave the keynote address at the Ruston Peach Festival. She started a funny story about her trip to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina with the question: “Does everybody in Louisiana know each other?” We all laughed. … Continue reading

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The Battle of Pleasant Hill

I like to try new things, especially if they require minimal effort and expense on my part.  That is why I found myself attending this afternoon’s re-enactment of the Battle of Pleasant Hill– it was nearby and free.  It has … Continue reading

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