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The Swans

“So how is married life? And the new job?” Rosie text me this week. Rosie, if you don’t remember, was my personal attendant at our wedding, the creator of the hot chocolate bar, and a friend since our teenage years. We did breakfasts before work and coffee since then whenever we could. She knew how […]

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The End of the Year

Before my grandpa became ill and died, my grandparents went to Steak n Shake for coffee nearly every morning. I don’t think they went there because the coffee was especially good, but because the restaurant affords a spectacular view of the trains traveling on the triple track between Elkhart and Goshen. Occasionally, my grandma said, […]

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Merry Christmas!

In Chicago for shopping and the Messiah… Fresh pecans from Marnell’s cousin! Elkhart church Christmas dinner… My handsome husband driving me to Virginia for Christmas with my sisters and Dad and Jeanie in the mountain house Sheldon and Kristie rented for us! Merry Christmas to all!

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The Wonderful Day

“I know what….let’s make a list of all the things we most loved about our wedding,” I suggested to Marnell a day or two after our wedding.  We kept discussing the day, talking about how much we loved it, and I didn’t want the memories to evaporate. Here are some of the things we loved! […]

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Ten months ago today we met at Cappy’s restaurant for the first time. One week ago today we got married! Today… … and then tennis! Just to say hello!

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