Tag Archives: 30 Days of Thanks

Halloween Candy Buy-Back

Dear Peanut and Munchkin, You were 2 and 4 years old at Halloween this year. Peanut dressed up as a puppy and Munchkin was an astronaut. We attended a Trunk-or-Treat at Daddy’s church, where you made out like bandits with … Continue reading

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Munchkin’s Catholic Godparents

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, Munchkin’s Catholic Godparents are the ones we see fairly frequently, since they live in the area and are members of Daddy’s parish. They host gatherings several times a year, too, where even more of our village … Continue reading

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Trick-or-Treat

Dear Peanut and Munchkin, Last night, Daddy and I took you trick-or-treating for the first time. We’ve done Trunk-or-Treats before, but we decided you were old enough now to go house-to-house. Except it was raining cats and dogs. All day. … Continue reading

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There Were Four in the Bed

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, I had trouble sleeping last night. Maybe my mind was racing too much. Maybe it’s because my nose is completely stuffed and I couldn’t breathe. Could it have been the Diet Coke I had at dinner? … Continue reading

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The Marriage Counselor

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, Yes, Daddy and I see a marriage counselor. No, we’re not trying to stave off divorce. No, our marriage isn’t troubled. There is no need for you to worry. The counselor himself probably put it best … Continue reading

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The Art of Baking

Dear Munchkin, Today I’m thankful that my mom taught me how to bake. Christmas baking was not only a tradition when I was a kid, it was a major undertaking. We used to bake a ton of cookies, in lots … Continue reading

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Accepted for Publication

Dear Peanut and Munchkin, Today I am thankful that World Library has accepted three of your Dad’s compositions for publication! He has worked for decades for this achievement, pouring everything he has into it – blood, sweat and tears. Though … Continue reading

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