From Rags to Roses

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“Come on, Mommeeeee,” she plead, stomping her little foot. “Alright, alright.” I wiped the counter furiously. “Just let me finish cleaning up in here and I’ll be right out.” “But that’s what you said an hour ago,” she pouted. “I want to plant the roses, Mommy.” Her father had given her a rose bush as […]

Beautiful Mess

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As the holidays approach, our mind’s eye sees the finished product of all our preparations. The table is set elegantly. The food is cooked to perfection. The children are contentedly playing games and the adults are enjoying quality conversation. In the background, music plays as the camera of our mind pans out in satisfaction. It’s […]