Category: Friends

Family

Lilo and Stitch

I ran across this blog the other day. And I realized it was mine. “Wow,” I say to myself, “I remember this blog.” When did I quit putting anything on it that wasn’t related to books? When did I become…

Funny Who You Run Into Over Coffee

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Took Allyson to Hobknobb Coffee Shop to make homework more palatable. I’d barely finished my pumpkin spice latte when I heard, “Karen!?” It was a friend I hadn’t seen in ages. I use “ages” to avoid giving away increments of…

Louisville Science Center

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You have to make your trips few and far between to really enjoy going to the Louisville Science Center in Louisville, KY. Luckily it had been ages since Allyson and I had been. We also took friends with us which…

A Thanksgiving Poem

In this time of true thanksgiving, I stop to think of how I’m living. Most days in pain, and not just physical. Slightly grumpy is too often typical. I do too little, though I take on too much. I fall too…

A Rainy Day at the Louisville Zoo

Allyson and I went with friends to the Louisville Zoo this past Saturday. We haven’t been in so long that the polar bears and otters (two of our fave critters to see) were gone. They’re building a new exhibit called…

Chicago Trip 2006

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It was a whirlwind trip to the windy city. It has become a yearly tradition to travel toChicago with friends, Val & Kim, and visit the American Girl Place. This year, we also had the added pleasure of visiting the Field Museum…

Jenkins Family Christmas 2005

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So I decided “quiet and relaxing” anyone can have… I’m spending time with my family. WooHoo! We had already made a commitment to a little girl in the neighborhood for our daughter to attend her birthday party. We didn’t back…

Chicago Trip 2005

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  Allyson and I went with our friends, Valerie and Kim, to the American Girl Place in Chicago. Our trip was planned around their 1st Anniversary event for the American Girl Club. We left for Chicago on a Friday morning,…