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Onconaut

Onconaut

When I received my cancer diagnosis a few weeks back, it felt like I had landed in a different country—a different planet, even. I wasn’t scared of my new surroundings—I was surrounded by kind and caring medical professionals who successfully convinced me that the prognosis with their recommended treatment was good—but I could tell that I was massively unprepared to be in this new place.

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Thoughts on an MRI

Thoughts on an MRI

NOTE: I realize that most of my readers are here because they subscribed to my blog through CC and are mainly interested in homeschooling resources. This is a big part of who I am but my blog is also a reflection of a lot of other aspects of my life. A couple of weeks...

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Surviving the storm

Surviving the storm

Last week, we lost our cat, Tina. Not lost as in died, but rather lost as in couldn’t find her. It happened so quickly that none of us really knew what happened, but after piecing together our individual recollections of the last time we remembered seeing her,...

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Want/Need/Wear/Read gift tags

Want/Need/Wear/Read gift tags

Last year, I gave away a set of Christmas gift tags: something you want, something you need, something to wear, something to read. Here’s a new set for 2016! I originally designed them with a hole punch at the top, but decided to take that out in case some...

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2016 board game recommendations

2016 board game recommendations

{That would be the year 2016, not the number of board games I’m about to recommend, although sometimes it does feel like we have thousands of board games at our house! Also, this post was co-written by my friend and fellow board game enthusiast, Renée Harris....

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A Litany of Thanksgiving

A Litany of Thanksgiving

As we approach Thanksgiving on Thursday, I wanted to share a litany and a prayer, both from the Book of Common Prayer, that you might want to consider using as a part of your celebration with friends and family: A Litany of Thanksgiving Let us give thanks to God our...

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Orleans board game giveaway (ENDS 9/7/16)

Orleans board game giveaway (ENDS 9/7/16)

Last fall, I wrote a post about some board game recommendations for Christmas gifts hoping to help readers—especially those in my homeschooling community—discover some new board game gems. Little did I know then that I would be the one to discover the greatest gem: a...

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