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One year memories of Positano, Italy wedding

Such a nostalgic day!  One year ago today–June 22, 2019–our daughter and her fiance married in Positano, Italy. It was the trip of a lifetime.  Twenty of us traveled across the ocean from the United States to see the bride … Continue reading

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Dad’s phantom 85th birthday and an upcoming Italian wedding

There is not one thought in this head. Can a person write a blog with nothing in the world to say?  With no important theme to share?  Nothing strung together in connected paragraphs? Let us try. Today shines forth as … Continue reading

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Two weddings, a dam, a journal, death and family photos

Last January, just before I quit blogging for ten months, I wrote a post called “The world’s best journal“.  The journal is one of the things that makes me unconditionally happy.  To read back over the years and to remember … Continue reading

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Thirty-five years ago the bridesmaids wore yellow

Thirty-five years ago the bridesmaids wore yellow. A hot yellow sun oven-baked the Methodist church on September 9th, 1978.  We sweltered.  We sweated. (OK, maybe it rained.  Maybe the bridesmaids wore baby blue and maybe we married in the Presbyterian … Continue reading

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Once upon a wedding…

Welcome to the wedding of our oldest child, Christopher, and his bride, Seunghye. Please come in the Villa Mare and enjoy our celebration.  (I am so glad to have you readers with us in spirit.  It makes for more rays … Continue reading

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In which we play a mean game of croquet at the pre-wedding picnic.

You guys don’t  believe everything I type in the blog headlines, do you?  You really don’t think we played a mean game of croquet at the pre-wedding picnic of our son and his bride  in Balboa Park, San Diego, California, … Continue reading

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You didn’t want to see wedding photos, did you?

Oh good.  I’m glad you didn’t want to see wedding photos yet. You are such good patient readers. Since you’re not impatient for wedding photos from last weekend in San Diego–the wedding ceremony of our son, Christopher, and his bride, … Continue reading

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Goodbye.

Goodbye, Autumn Leaf. You’re falling from that tree, aren’t you, rushing toward the earth in early October?

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It’s aubergine for the wedding, by goodness!

I awoke around 3 a.m.-ish and began writing a stream-of-consciousness blog in my mind. “Be quiet,” I hissed to my errant blogger self and rolled over sixteen times. The middle-of-the-night blogger continued to offer suggestions. “There is nothing to say!” … Continue reading

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When will he arrive?

All you mamas and papas of grown children know how you feel when your young sprouts return to the childhood nest for a spell, don’t you? You know how your heart sighs in joy, yes, a beloved son or daughter … Continue reading

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