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    Looking Back | 2013.

    …at thirteen of the best things that happened around here. Rob & Katie and the sparkler sendoff (a favorite moment from a favorite day) 1. Katie and Rob’s wedding. The day of – May 18 – was wonderful, but the planning and preliminary parties – notably the bachelorette weekend in February where Katie and her friends shared one cottage and my friends and I shared the other (and there was snow) and a shower in April hosted by my sister and sister-in-law – and sharing the celebration with friends and family made it truly memorable. I’m so grateful, too, that we have hundreds of photos to remember it all. Marc…

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    2012 favorites.

    …inspired by sara to share my favorites for this year. it’s a fun way to look back. and it really does make me realize (yet again) what a wonderful year it has been. thank you to everyone who’s reading this for being part of it! of course sara told her story in words, but I’m telling mine in pictures*. favorite photo of the three of us. favorite photo of the two of us. favorite photo of the two of them. favorite person to hold my hand for a 30-mile walk. favorite dinner when marc’s away. favorite thing I knitted for a baby. favorite thing I knitted that surprised me. this…

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    birthday, briefly.

    …from the impromptu party my dear friends had for me on monday. I so enjoyed a bit of grownup girl time!and I also enjoyed the family girl time from the weekend. and have many, many wonderful memories of the food, the conversation and the lovely gifts. but sadly, no photos.

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    blessings.

    …Lydia’s been doing it for a while and I’m finally catching on, I guess. Stopping to really appreciate the seemingly “ordinary” bits and pieces that make up your life. Saw this and this, and then heard this story on the way to work yesterday. And when things come in threes like that, I try to pay attention! So I’m going to be conscious about saying thank you more. From yesterday:♥Marc called me at work – he was very excited about a lunch he’d had with a business contact (this one counts for two – love getting a call from Marc and love that he had something to be excited about)♥Gave…