Author Archives: Erica

Getting There

Now that it’s had time to sink in, the next thing we’ve got to figure out it how to get there.   One could fly.  One could even take a ferry.  We are going to drive. The military will ship one … Continue reading

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Alaska, Alaska, Alaska.  How can I have never been to a place yet so badly want to live there? I don’t know why, but I’ve had a lifelong fascination with Alaska.  As an Air Force brat, I always hoped my … Continue reading

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Saturday, March 2nd When we told the girls that I would be going to Louisiana, they were sad for me to leave.  I asked them if I could bring anything back for them; Blythe asked for leggings, candy, and toilet … Continue reading

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Friday, March 1st One thing we have been really struck by is the generosity of everyone.  People that my grandparents and parents are close friends with and casual acquaintances have all stopped by and dropped off food.  We have been … Continue reading

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Thursday, February 28th My grandfather passed away very early in the morning, and I got a flight to Louisiana as quickly as I could.  He had been sick for a long time, and critically ill in the hospital for the … Continue reading

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Wednesday, February 27th After having a snow day, a snow delay, the weekend, another snow delay, and today, another snow day within the last week, the girls are sick of being in the house.  I had to pull out all … Continue reading

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Tuesday, February 26th I finished the quilt top I’d been working on.  It’s far from perfect (far, far, far) but I do like how it turned out.  I’m toying with the idea of giving it to Meg for her birthday.

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Monday, February 25th We had a school delay due to snow.  With “nothing to do” they asked to paint their toes.  Meg picked out the colors, and they each chose to use the colors in a different pattern on their … Continue reading

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Sunday, February 24th I bought this quilt on a trip with my mom to visit family in Pennsylvania in 2011.  We drove out to Amish country, and decided to take the scenic route home.  We saw a sign advertising quilts … Continue reading

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Saturday, February 23rd Cate lost a tooth today.  She wrote a note to her personal tooth fairy, Tabitha, expressing her big hopes. Five dollars?!  Keep wishing Cate.  The tooth fairy doesn’t pay that well for a tooth in these parts.

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