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Happy Oma’s Day

A year has passed since Oma’s Independence Day…a year of missing her and appreciating her and wishing I could still call her on the phone for a dear chat and a laugh. Sometimes I couldn’t believe the chats we had … Continue reading

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Oma: Mountain of a Woman

While back in Edmonton this week, I had the wonderful fortune of placing my laptop complete with webcam into the lap of my Oma. It was a precious moment as she saw herself appear on the screen in front of … Continue reading

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It’s Not About the Date

It’s not about the date. Or the presents. Or the food. Or the traditions. So then, what is this “day” we call Christmas all about? That’s the question I’m trying to answer as my family and I are celebrating “Christmas” … Continue reading

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Remembering Anew

I was almost out the door when I heard Marian playing something on her computer. It caught my attention and I came over to see what was playing. As the music and images played, the tears began to cascade down … Continue reading

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