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Be My Valentine for 64 Years...and more

Be My Valentine for 64 Years...and more
I consider my parents love for each other a special gift. An outstanding legacy. I also consider my parent’s marriage an inspiration and a challenge to all couples, present and future in our family. I want my sons to understand that marriage is a lifetime commitment; based on love, friendship, honor, respect, resolve and patience. My... Read more »

The "10 Best" of Christmas 2012

The "10 Best" of Christmas 2012
The anticipation of Christmas is intoxicating. I get so excited with the “to do” list of planning-shopping-wrapping-cooking, giving-decorating-baking, that the day after Christmas is just exhausting. So each year, from December 1-26, exhilaration to near meltdown I go–but it is so worth it. I experienced Christmas in Chicago twice this month, and both with overnights... 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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