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Category Archives: Family
. Whenever I think of Thanksgiving, this is the song that comes to mind – and this is a beautiful arrangement sung by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir: . .
. It was 27 years ago today that our lives changed in the space of an instant. One second we were a couple, and the next we were a family. It still never ceases to amaze me how seamlessly that … Continue reading
. Today would have been my little sister’s 51st birthday. Miss you like heck, Sis…. . (“Again Someday” by Blackmore’s Night - available on CD or MP3)
Growing up, I always wondered why my parents had named me “Teresa“. It isn’t a particularly common name (“Theresa” did make it to #65 in 1950); I lost track of the number of ”Mary”s I grew up with, however! The only other girl … Continue reading
. Twenty-one years ago today, a spirited whirlwind of a girl blew into our lives: ….and we have never been the same. Where has all that time gone? God has a wicked sense of humor – ask any family that has more … Continue reading
. This came out in 1996 – the first time I saw it, I almost fell off of the couch, I was laughing so hard. All these years later, it still makes me giggle . .
Thirty-three years ago today, two starry-eyed kids said “I do”…. To my wonderful husband, Paul - thank you for all of the special memories, and for making me so incredibly happy.
. Well, it IS the Koch family, so you know that the “story” can’t end when the party does… When the festivities from our reunion were over, we stuck around to help clean up (we finally got out of there … Continue reading