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Brother Thomas

In summing up her brother, LBP said, ‘He has the grumpiness of a man and the funness of a boy.’ Advertisements

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How do you sleep?

In the morning, LBP’s brother Thomas asked, ‘How did you sleep last night?’ and her reply, ‘I slept goodly and longly!’

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The Marilyn Dress

LBP waited so long for the golden dress to go on sale. The only problem- its a size 12. I had to stitch it to fit her shoulders and told her all about how once upon a time, Marilyn Monroe … Continue reading

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School Bike!

The joy of having daddy cycle her home from school.

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Deep Thoughts

As she sat at the table making clay figures, LBP asked, ‘Mama, what do you call the day before tomorrow?’

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Disco Dress Up

LBP was so excited- she had her orange gown with a hoop skirt underneath for the school disco…until her brother told her she looked ridiculous and off came the hoop skirt for a more traditional, demure long gown look. In … Continue reading

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Table Tennis

We travelled to a table tennis tournament for her older brother. In a hot, sweaty, airless room of at least 50 tables, LBP turned to me and said, ‘This is my idea of what hell must be like.’

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