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L’s 20th Birthday

Dear Logan, Happy birthday! I hope your day has been wonderful, filled with things you enjoy and people who love you. Birthdays are a time to be reminded that we are cherished and celebrated; you deserve much of both. So … Continue reading

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R’s 27th Birthday

My dear R, Happy birthday! I hope today brings you reminders of all that is good in your life, of how deeply you are loved, and of the promise of a bright future. I celebrate you as I have the … Continue reading

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Finding Forward

I like Facebook’s “On this day” feature. I find little surprises and reminders when I check it. Today’s, for instance, reminded me that four years ago I was at R’s college graduation ceremony. I didn’t talk to the rest of … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2017

Dear R, T, S, & L, It would be hard not to know it’s Mother’s Day today. The reminders are everywhere. I think briefly of my own mother. She’s been gone 13 years now; long enough that I do not … Continue reading

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Christmas 2016

Merry Christmas. I hope your day has been warm, enjoyable, and peopled with loving presence. Be well, and have a happy new year. I love you. Mom

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L’s 19th Birthday

Dear L, Today you turn 19 years old. Honestly, it’s been so long since I’ve seen you, I have difficulty imagining what you must be like by now. Taller. With a different voice. A longer stride. The muscles and bearing … Continue reading

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Springtime

Dear Children, Today is unseasonably warm, hovering at 90 degrees. Sunny and inviting. A day that makes it easy to feel good about life; content and optimistic. Spring in Minnesota. There is no special reason to write to you today. … Continue reading

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