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On January 6, 1759, George Washington married the widowed Martha Dandridge Custis, making her and her two surviving children active characters in 18th century U.S. history. On January 6, 2012, my mother’s eldest sibling married a sweetheart he’d dated six … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of JOO-lye!

Those of you that know me know that the 4th of July isn’t just another holiday in my house. It’s a day that conjures up a younger Katie – a Katie from the early 90′s, to be exact. When I … Continue reading

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Soapbox: Healthful Reminders, Part 3 of 3

In Parts 1 and 2 I yammered about food. I always talk about food first because everyone has to eat. Like it or not, healthy eating habits are the best way to get into better shape and health. While exercise … Continue reading

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All the Fine Men

George Washington would have made a great boyfriend. As a young man he was tall, strong, had thick reddish-brown hair and, at the time, his own teeth. He was very focused on his career and carried good family connections. Even … Continue reading

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