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  • liliandgoo

    The opposite of her.

    Me, on my 3rd birthday, and Jos, 6 months, in 1985.    “A sister is both your mirror – and your opposite.” – Elizabeth Fishel   It’s the sixth year since she…

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    The Problem is… you think you’re in control.

    Getting IVIG through a peripheral IV in my right hand in 2012. (photo, my own)   Just think of this post as a little corollary to Tuesday’s. I realized pretty much as…

  • Jos5yrs

    Even in my sleep.

      “Even in our sleep, pain which cannot forgetfalls drop by drop upon the heart,until, in our own despair,against our will,comes wisdomthrough the awful grace of God.” -Aeschylus     I’ll love…

  • Been Around

    Come Clean: I still cringe at “macaroni with the cheese”.

    My face is literally that of Mase every. single. time. I’ve heard this song over the past two decades. (Video screen capture via YouTube)   Twenty years ago, Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs…

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    Throwback Thursday: Let it be.

    Note: This post first appeared at my old blog, Far Above Rubies, on October 4, 2010. ~Alisha       I’m sitting in the local diner writing this on my laptop, the…

  • Throwback Thursday: Plan B (The non-B.C. one).

    Note: This post first appeared at my old blog, Far Above Rubies, on May 8, 2012. ~Li Why???? As I mentioned, somewhat in passing a couple of weeks ago, I resigned from…

  • Throwback Thursday: I am the Daria of Christians.

    Note: This post originally appeared on my old blog, Far Above Rubies, on July 31, 2012. ~Li   After posting this last week, I felt conflicted. Well, maybe more than just conflicted.…

  • Throwback Thursday: Circles, Squares & Me.

    Note: This post first appeared on my old blog, Far AboveRubies, on September 21, 2012. ~Alisha   When I sat in that doctor’s office over a year and a half ago, being…

  • Throwback Thursday: Great(ly different) Expectations.

    Note: This post was first published on my old blog, Far Above Rubies, on December 31, 2012. ~Li  Princeton University. I did not attend. I did, however, drive by a number of…

  • Throwback Thursday: “You’re HUGE” & Other Dumb Things Not to Say or Do to a Pregnant Woman

    Note: This post was first published on my old blog, Far Above Rubies, on March 30, 2011. Enjoy! ~Li  (Photo: Flickr) God bless ’em, the jerks who have thought it all in…