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while the family’s away, the dog will play…

We were no longer a family of 4 and I had to stop ignoring the fact that our 5th (slightly furrier) addition didn’t own a passport. Nor was he going to fully appreciate the Israeli adventure I had planned as … Continue reading

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where am I? (Israel part two)

That moment when you first wake up; that feeling that you can’t quite remember where you are. I had exactly THAT this morning. And then I remembered, it’s Part Two of our Israel adventure and the futon-like bed in which … Continue reading

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adele, all woman

As I sip my morning tea, I wonder how she feels sipping her hot lemon and honey. The devastation, the frustration, the lack of … Finale. Adele, this morning, is even more the woman, mother and sensible human she was … Continue reading

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live to ROCK

When Small left his previous school (slightly prematurely), my only concern was for his saxophone playing. For he does love to belt out those tunes and playing solo to a backing track at home just isn’t quite the same as … Continue reading

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