Monthly Archives: June 2011

When You Don’t Have Time to Stop and Smell the Flowers

When’s the last time you wanted to stop and smell the flowers but just didn’t have time? For me, it was last week on moving day for my daughter. I helped sort belongings and tape bins shut, and piles of … Continue reading

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Filling Big Shoes: A Father’s Day Picture

The shoes are made for large feet — Daddy feet. Maddie decided she wanted to walk in them. She turned this way and that. She manuevered into one angle after another, trying to fit her two-year-old, round, tiny feet into her Daddy’s … Continue reading

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When Waiting Is Good

One sunny June day some years back, my family took off for a hike above Lake Tahoe. We hiked in search of an area high on the mountain. Not too far up the trail, we hit snow. First in patches, … Continue reading

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