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Grammy & Jen Nov 7 1976 (1)

The Enduring Love of a Grandmother

It’s hard to believe it’s already been two weeks since my grandmother, Dorothy C. Campbell, passed. She was an amazing woman – mother to eight children, grandmother to 20, and great-grandmother to another 20. Somehow, even with so many of us to love, she managed to make each of us feel special to her. I have […]

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5 Lives to Remember

Five Lives to Remember and Celebrate in 2013

I was so ready to write a Christmas post today – all about our new traditions and old. We had a fantastic Christmas this year, doubly joyful with the blessing of our four-month old twins – Evan and Kate. We have so much to be thankful for – a new home, our children and families, […]

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Hiking Woodchuck Hill in North Andover, MA

Love: Keeping Our Days In Focus

Every parent of twins I spoke to before Kate and Evan were born told me the same thing – the first year will be a blur. Just do your best and expect a lot of marital fights. Ten weeks in, Kendra and I are as solid as ever, both getting sleep (not tons, but enough […]

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Hiking with Addison at Weir Hill in North Andover, MA

It’s Time for America to Rebuild its Villages

For all of us Bostonians, last week brought a range of emotions – terror, anger, fear, relief, pride, and determination. During last Friday’s manhunt for Suspect #2 in the Boston Marathon bombing, my body felt especially tense. We awoke to news reports of an armed suspect on the loose in Watertown, his older brother and […]

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