Lessons From My Mother

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Lessons From My Mother

This morning, I drove with my girls to a local fast food place so I could get a fountain Coke. It’s something I do every day. I don’t drink coffee (or tea) so I get my caffeine from my one large Coke a day. (A habit I struggle to break.) As usual, I placed my order then pulled up to the window. After a brief conversation with the worker (yes, I know her name because I’m a “regular”), I wished her a good day and drove away. From the back, my oldest asked me, “Mommy, why do you always tell

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A Weather Widow’s Mother’s Day

Since it was Mother’s Day yesterday, I decided I should take the day off. No sense working on my special day, right? Because of my “holiday” I am doing my Sunday Summary a day late. Of course, my Mother’s Day wasn’t anything extraordinary. It was like every other day in most ways. My husband went to work, and I stayed home to take care of the girls. Obviously not the dream Mother’s Day. Being the wife of a NWS meteorologist, I don’t expect to be able to celebrate most holidays or special days in the “normal” way. Last year, I did

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The Perfect Mother’s Day

  Today I had the most fabulous Mother’s Day ever because I spent it watching baseball. As I have mentioned before, I love and adore baseball! I just plain love the sport. My favorite professional team is the St. Louis Cardinals. I fell in love with the Cardinals soon after my family moved to St. Louis in 1981.  Then, the 1982 season completely hooked me, particularly after our World Series win.   Getting to go to a game, to me, is a gift! I’ve never been a big fan of watching sports on T.V. or listening to them on the radio. I’ll

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