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  • | Laurel Sons


    What a great gift.  A flag!!! We have a large double flagpole in our front yard.  I have always liked being able to fly our country's colors.  We also have an Illinois State Flag and a Nascar Flag (which we fly on the weekends while watching the races). My wonderful husband had ... View Post
  • | Laurel Sons

    Happy Valentine's Day

    I hope you have a very Happy Valentine's Day.  We had a great day at school.  We made a project, decorated treat bags, graphed candy hearts for math etc.  In the afternoon we had a party.  I love the enthusiasm of second graders.  Every little Valentine is special, every piece of candy an import... View Post
  • | Laurel Sons

    The Little Things

    Little things make me happy.  I got a new cover for my ironing board today.  I have an extra wide ironing board and had a little bit of trouble finding a new cover to fit.  I found the right sized one at Bed, Bath and Beyond and picked it up today.  It is amazing how big of a difference somethin... View Post
  • | Laurel Sons

    Happy New Year

    I wish each and everyone of you a Happy New Year.  I hope you have a happy, healthy, prosperous 2011.  The beginning of the new year always brings a sense of renewal.  An opportunity to start fresh in certain areas of our lives and not fret over what is past.  I have only one New Year's Resoluti... View Post
  • | Laurel Sons

    Feeling Better

    I finally feel better!!!  I finished my book (worth reading, by the way) and felt good enough to start getting my house back in order.  The dishes are done, a couple of loads of laundry are done and I actually cooked regular food (a change from applesauce, soup and crackers).  Everybody in my fa... View Post
  • | Laurel Sons

    Let It Snow!

    The snow has started to fall.  We are supposed to get a couple of inches before morning.  Winter has certainly arrived.  The temperature has been in the teens for a week now.  I'm not one for spending too much time outside in the cold but from the inside looking out.....the snow is pretty!  It m... View Post
  • | Laurel Sons

    Happy Thanksgiving

    I want to wish each and every one of you a Happy Thanksgiving.  I am looking forward to this special day when family and friends get together and enjoy each other's company and a scrumptious meal.  Even though Thanksgiving is  only celebrated in America, I think everyone can appreciate the histo... View Post
  • | Laurel Sons

    Silver Lining

    My mother was the most wonderful person in the world.  She always found the good in people and situations.  She would often remind us that "every cloud has a silver lining" and we should try our best to find it.  She didn't just say it, she meant it.  She always found something nice to say and w... View Post