Category Archives: Family

Recommitted

Earlier today, our VP came into the office and asked us to recommit to our careers for 2016. I stood there thinking about how important that word can be: Recommit. I don’t hear it used often, but when someone pulls … Continue reading

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VietNow/Chicago Sandwich Run

   Today, I finally made my way over to see what the VietNow volunteers have been up to originally under the watchful eye of United States Marine, Jim Proffitt, and now dutifully handled by his wife, Virginia, since his passing … Continue reading

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2015 Christmas Cookies

Christmas cookies. For easy reference, I think it’s important to document what I made, what I thought and what I loved and want to make in the future. So, way up high on the yummy scale were these Butterfinger Fudge Cookie … Continue reading

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The Chicagoland Blue Star Mothers are Searchable!

It’s no secret that I was about to get involved in something new. I love the work and the opportunities I have had with SLS and I will continue to do what I can when I can. I am grateful … Continue reading

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Randoms of My Marine & His Brothers

                    

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Holidaze 2015

Somehow Thanksgiving weekend is just about behind us and I officially feel like I’m in a “holidaze”. The turkey was perfect but before we had even eaten dessert, I was planning the Christmas Eve menu, deciding on cookie recipes and … Continue reading

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Oh my! ¬†How time flies!

I’m beyond ready for an update! How about you? In March when Katie passed away, I kinda lost interest in a lot of things. I was sad and frustrated and overwhelmed. Then, almost immediately thereafter, I had my hands full … Continue reading

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