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The hidden power of friends

Twenty years ago or so when I was past the first flush of being “newly married” and living away from family or the friends of my youth, I discovered that I actually needed more than just my marriage in the … Continue reading

19. April 2018 by tjsjohanna
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Tom’s birthday and other stuff

This week was Tom’s birthday.  I remember the first birthday we celebrated without him – he’d been gone just barely two weeks.  I was still in a state of shock.  We had dinner with family and brought along a lemon … Continue reading

18. September 2016 by tjsjohanna
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Tom’s Birthday – A Trip into Unfamiliar Baking Territory

Anyone who knows our family knows that Tom does the majority of the real cooking around here and he definitely makes the better food – it’s further along the gourmet scale than my specialty Tuna Casserole. So when it comes … Continue reading

11. October 2012 by Johanna
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Promised Pictures …

So, I promised pictures of a few things, like the garage and the driveway. Here they are … Next step – build a workbench. We (meaning Tom and I) are having a difference of opinion about what kind of workbench … Continue reading

30. September 2012 by Johanna
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16 years – where did they go??

It’s the morning of the 28th and I’m remembering 16 years ago at just about this time, when Spencer Carlyle Wood made his appearance in the world. It was a long night and an exhausted day, but we were all … Continue reading

28. August 2010 by Johanna
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Happy Birthday to Me …

So, I’m officially 24 years old (that’s not a typo, is it??).  It’s feeling good to be back in my 20’s.  I’d forgotten how carefree and happy I was.  Why did I ever leave my 20’s?  I had it all … Continue reading

19. April 2010 by Johanna
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It’s Official – Spencer is 15 years old!!

So, yesterday Spencer turned 15.  That seems awfully old for a mom as young as I am!!  Unlike some people (don’t look at me!) Spencer didn’t assume that just because it was his birthday he didn’t have to go to … Continue reading

29. August 2009 by Johanna
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Johanna – Here’s the Latest

I don’t even know where to start – and my sister, Erin, has already done a terrific job documenting all the significant events in our extended family – so…  I’ll try and talk about some of the things our family … Continue reading

17. September 2008 by Johanna
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Johanna – My 40th! Birthday

So, I’m officially 40 years old now!  It was a crazy day.  I spent the whole morning like so: 7-9am – clean up the kids rooms and the upstairs bathroom (with help from the kids) 9:30am – take Andy to … Continue reading

20. April 2008 by Johanna
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