Monthly Archives: July 2017

MIAGD: Foster Bags

MIAGD: Make it a great day Foster bags. They accompany foster children on their Tour: a tour of moving from one foster home, or group home, to another. Each son came with a TON of bags. Many, many, many back … Continue reading

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MY DAY: A Purr-fect weekend

It’s 12:43 AM, and we’ve finally arrived to the last day of July, 2017. August will be greeting us in about twenty-three hours, and I always feel the weight of my fun summer schedule waning into the full school year. … Continue reading

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MIAGD: Learning More Perspective…

MIAGD: Make it a great day The past 48 hours have been interesting, fun-filled, and quite soul-defining. The van has completely died.  Despite the fact it was sold to me under the guise of the engine having been fully overhauled, … Continue reading

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O, FOR HISTORY: Father Flanagan

For over fifteen years, this Methodist boy has been a huge fan of Father Flanagan, the founder of Boys Town. In 1917, Father Flanagan took in about six young boys, offering them a permanent home.  This was the beginning of … Continue reading

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MIAGD: 48 hours…. A Report Card

MIAGD: Make it a great day Oh, how miserable I should be…. But, it’s all life.  Bumps. Blessings. Enterprise Car Rental @ Loop Road = D-, you don’t just give my points away. Enterprise Car Rental Agent at Corporate = … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Flyer….

Four years ago, we were anticipating the long, drawn out process as Flyer reached the end. Mother spent four days with me, adding comfort, and holding back her own tears.  Friends and students stopped to visit for "that one last … Continue reading

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O, FOR HISTORY: The Last Steps…

Some family friends are on vacation, and their first stop was this afternoon at Campobello Island, the summer retreat for the Franklin Roosevelt family. Franklin’s parents had a cottage on the island between Canada and Maine, and spent many summers … Continue reading

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