Author Archives: anyavasquez

Time After Time

40 weeks. 4 weeks.  Forever. 52 weeks.  26 weeks. 1 year. 45 weeks. 7 weeks.  1 week. 40 years. My kids are set to arrive back home next week after spending most of the summer with their dad.  I am … Continue reading

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Quarentini

I dropped my girls off to their grandmother this afternoon, bags packed and hugs a plenty.  I cried pulling out of the driveway.  The past two weeks have been a blur, as if being stuck at home has somehow made … Continue reading

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Villages

I was recently accepted to a mentoring program through one of the nonprofits in town.  Based on the national “Open Table” model, the program trains people from an array of community sectors — including business, education, faith communities, healthcare and … Continue reading

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Cool Girl

Author’s Note:  I wrote the “11 year old” post a year ago.  That’s how efficient I am at publishing blog posts now, apparently.  Thanks to Grandma for letting me host her 12th birthday party at her house, also! Lily recently … Continue reading

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Not a Disposable Life

Growing up, my mother was a fantastic keeper of memories in the photographic sense.  My sisters and I would spontaneously select an album from the book shelf and thumb through the pages, hesitating over specific pictures and remembering our childhood … Continue reading

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