Kerry Peresta Blog

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Friendship and Boogie Boards

  Make new friends, but keep the old; Those are silver, these are gold. New-made friendships, like new wine, Age will mellow and refine. Friendships that have stood the test- Time and change-are surely...

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Broken Families, Weddings, and Cupcakes

When families break, the fallout can be toxic, but the atmosphere does clear, eventually. I hoped we would enter a toxin-free zone last weekend when we traveled to my stepdaughter’s wedding in Austin, Texas. Even broken families coalesce around adult children’s weddings, but there is...

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Family Holidays – A Work in Progress

After weeks of planning, purchasing, and preparing, I am always a little in awe of the amount of work associated with Thanksgiving and Christmas. When one has four grown children and five grandchildren, and they all alight from different parts...

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Where the Heart Is – Reflections

After three weeks of traipsing back and forth from my kitchen-in-progress to my makeshift kitchen in the back bedroom, I am slowly regaining my sanity. My back bedroom groaned with sacks and boxes of dishes, pots and...

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