Posts tagged "holiday"

No Fear New Year

No Fear New Year
Best 10 days of 2012? Easy answer. August 5-15, 2012. Vacationing in a thatched-roof hut in Kruger National Park, South Africa, with a wake-up call from Neil, our crazy good Dutch guide, at 5:30 am to jump start each sunrise game drive. Any cat would be a good sighting, but I secretly hoped to see... Read more »

Letting Go

Letting Go
One small miracle occurred this weekend. My husband and I spent our anniversary in the Loop. Away from our boys. Away from caregiving responsibilities of our parents. We’ve spent our special day in more exotic locales, like St. Thomas, Hawaii, and Mexico, but it felt good to celebrate close to home this year. Even if... Read more »
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    Carole Pye

    I’m a freelance writer married to thrill-seeking husband, Jim, and mom to fantastic teenage sons: Austin, (18) Trevor, (16) and volunteer foster son, Chris (18). I am also a proud caregiver for my parents, Bob, a WWII Army Air Corps veteran, 87, and Jean, his wife, 85. In between the shuttling and the shuffling of senior boys and senior parents, you can find me sitting still, enjoying a cup of steaming hot tea while pondering the next thing to do.

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