Wetsuit is the best gift ever. Celebrate leisure.

Love Means Never Having to Buy Your Own Wet Suit

Nothing says "LOVE" more than the gift of leisure. My very first gift from my husband (back when he was my boyfriend) was this wet suit. He REALLY wanted me to learn how to windsurf. Isn't it cute and girlie? It even says "pure girl." Read my post "Wet Suit Dreams" for the full story. …

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I got a set of new adorbable nieces through Adoption

We Chose You!

If we were having coffee today on this lovely Valentine's Day, I would ask you to sit down for a few moments while I tell you the true story of how love conquered fear and loneliness and expanded our family. I dusted this post off out of the archives for just this very moment. LOVE. Nothing …

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Happy Two Year Wedding Anniversary to Me

Today is my shameless plug to announce my two year wedding anniversary to my wonderful husband. I have been so busy with STUFF that I literally forgot what the date was today. One of my Facebook friends wished me happy anniversary on my timeline this morning! Oh yeah! It's my anniversary! I cannot express to …

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That’s What Friends are For

I have always believed that I was rich… in my social relationships. Humans are designed to build social capital, “ the network of social connections that exist between people, and their shared values and norms of behavior, which enable and encourage mutually advantageous social cooperation.” (Dictionary.com) The photo above embodies my recent relationships I have …

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Facebook, Second Chances, and Love

For Valentine's Day, I want to share this story that I guest posted on A Momma’s View . After living in San Diego my whole life, I married young at age 20 to a young man who was from Northern California and ended up moving there. After 17 years we divorced and a few years …

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adoption is love

We Chose You!

LOVE. Nothing says "love" more than a family who adopts a child, let alone two. When my brother married his wife 12 years ago, my sister-in-law already had two children of her own from her previous marriage. As both my niece and nephew grew up, and the house emptied, my bro and sis-n-law talked about …

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