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About Guadalupe

Mom of a 24 week beautiful girl who is now 5 years old. Love spending time with the family, reading and writing. In a nutshell... "Above all things guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life." Proverbs 4:23

Dialogue with Zoe: Working in the circus

– Mommy, I want to work in the circus. – Really? What would you like to do? Would you like to be a dog trainer? – No. – A clown? – No. – The girl with pink feathers riding the … Continue reading

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Dialogue with Zoe: At the Circus

Zoe: Look at all those tigers… Me: They’re so big and hear them roar. Zoe: They have really big teeth. And there’s a lion, also. Me: Yes, they can be very dangerous… can you hold my hand? I’m scared. Zoe, … Continue reading

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Dialogue with Zoe: The Little Mermaid

After various requests from Zoe, we borrowed The Little Mermaid movie from the library. I won’t go into my personal opinion about the plot but for those who are not familiar with it, Ariel has to give up her voice … Continue reading

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Dialogues with Zoe: About libraries

During our cruise last week, we visited the boat’s library. – Can we take books to our room? – Yes! It’s just like the library in Weston, only that it’s on the cruise so we can take all the books … Continue reading

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Dialogue with Zoe: A Literary Critic in the Making

  After watching the movie Tangled several times, Zoe told me that she’d love to have the book.  I found it for $2.99 on Amazon and bought it that evening. I told her that the book would arrive in a box … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Heart

Sophie and I arrived in Buenos Aires on January 20 at dawn.  I was awake during the eight-hour flight from Miami.  I held her all night as I watched her sleep, thinking that she was turning two-months old on her … Continue reading

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About Leaving Home – Or Not

I was 19 years old when I first had a bedroom to myself, since I had always shared it with my younger sister Cecilia. When my parents moved to a bigger apartment with an additional bedroom, the negotiations between Cecilia … Continue reading

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Dialogue with Zoe: Why, Why, Why

A couple of recent dialogues… 1. Reading Zoe’s all-time Bible favorite, David and Goliath. – Mommy, Goliath wasn’t nice. – No, he wasn’t. – Did he have parents? – Hmmm… yes, I’m sure he did. Why? – Because I think we … Continue reading

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Dialogue with Zoe: The First Ecologists

I found this drawing in my car. – What’s this Zoe? – This is Jesus with his 12 friends, the “recycles” Good to know… 

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Dialogo con Zoe: Sinonimos

(En el auto) – Zoe, queres poner musica o queres charlar  un rato? – Quiero charlar. (Minutos despues) – Mami, que quiere decir “charlar”? – Charlar quiere decir hablar. A veces dos palabras quieren decir lo mismo y se llaman … Continue reading

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