Category Archives: Personal

Sword fighting, Sticks, and a 9-year-old

This sounds like the opening line of a joke. But not in this story.  Back home after walking around our neighborhood with Aida and collecting donations for Girls on the Run Vermont, Aida turns to me and says in a … Continue reading

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A week in pictures – Spring in Vermont

Some weeks, words just are not there or if they are they are simply not enough. This past week was just one such week for me. Continue reading

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My J&J COVID Vaccine

Today was a day to get dressed up for. It is not every day that I get to get a vaccine for COVID-19. Continue reading

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4 months later, where are we now?

This pandemic continues to throw huge curve balls for all of us. Whether it be, sitting in the “unknown” of what is next, or worrying about the “unknown” of work & income, or thinking you “know” what the plan is only to have the rug moved from under you again. The only real “knowns” of this time are that change is our constant companion and no one is immune to the waves (or tsunamis) change creates in our lives. Continue reading

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She is here!

There is a baby in my arms! After a long awaited arrival, she is here! Aida Widlund (pronounced with a long “A” and a silent “I”) was born on Thursday, March 29th, at 6:29am. She was 9 pounds 6 ounces … Continue reading

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Baby Widlund, any day now…

It is hard to believe but I am only two weeks from my due date. A year ago, this baby girl was coming to us through adoption. And now she is getting ready to make her debut and my waist … Continue reading

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Waiting for Baby Widlund

It’s official!  My husband, Eben, & I are officially in the “pool” to adopt an infant. Eben & I have completed the application and home study process, which determines that we are viable candidates to be adoptive parents.  This process … Continue reading

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