2013 in Review

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 250,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 11 days for that many people to see it.

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Christmas Reflections on the Bayou

Although missing our loved ones can make the holidays seem sad and lonely, we have to try to keep them with us through our memories. Maybe I will start a new family tradition of asking each of my older children to share one special Christmas memory from when my parents were alive, and the two younger ones a memory of Christmas with us. That way, I can cherish their memories, and help them keep their memories alive, passing them down to their own children one day.

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Winds of Change

Wednesday it was near freezing and foggy; the next day the wind blew a gale from the south, and the next we’re barefoot and in shirtsleeves. But I’m not just talking about the changes in the weather down here in coastal Louisiana.

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Chapter 12 – The Birth

Pregnancy agreed with me, except for the first few months when I often felt queasy but never nauseated enough to toss my cookies, as they say nowadays. It was spring, the time of new life, and I blossomed in spirit as my belly grew with child.

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