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Making Memories

Summer is living in a perpetual state of S’more ingredients.  Backyard BBQs, pool parties, riding bikes to the lake, catching toads, digging up worms, light saber wars in the woods. I grew up in suburban Central Pennsylvania, a far cry from the busy Brooklyn streets that bred my parents until they married in 1974.  Fresh… Continue reading Making Memories

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Thanksgiving – Taylor Style

Ingredients for a Taylor-style Thanksgiving 1 set of wonderful in-laws willing to house 8 family members for an extended weekend and host Thanksgiving dinner for 18 people 1 set of parents willing to fly Thanksgiving weekend to visit with their daughter and son-in-law, grandson, their in-laws, their son-in-law’s brother’s in-laws, and their in-law’s daughter and… Continue reading Thanksgiving – Taylor Style

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One.

My little guy, you’re ONE today.  ONE year.  365 days.  365 kisses goodnight.  365 little smiles. Three weeks ago I ordered you a birthday cake.  When I hung up the phone I was dumbfounded.  How could I possibly be ordering a cake for a baby who, ONE short year earlier, was making a relatively difficult… Continue reading One.

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Thanksgiving Travels

Friday began our Thanksgiving travels.  We left out of Moron at 7 AM Friday morning and flew to Dover, DE.  A night with friends in DC and now we’re in State College, PA, visiting my parents.  I love these trips.  A few days here, a few days there, a chance to say hello to people… Continue reading Thanksgiving Travels