Catching Fireflies

finding magic along the way

Tag Archives: birthdays

The Best Answer to the Hardest Question

One of the hardest questions for me is always, “What do you want?” Every year, as Christmas and birthdays approach, I cringe at the thought of being asked this. Sometimes there is a book or CD that has been calling me, and there is always the standby gift card for a fabric shop. You can never …

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Wishing The Years Away

Last night, we celebrated my great niece’s birthday. She is two. 🙂 While watching her approach the festivities with joyful abandon, I couldn’t help but compare her reactions to those of most adults.  She squealed with delight over the new fairy costume (wings and all!), the pint-sized hockey equipment, the hop-n-pop blow up whale that spews …

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