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Jennifer Herrmann
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Short Girl with a Story and a Song
Short Girl with a Story and a Song

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Love, Hide and Seek, and Brilliance
A friend recently asked me, what do you wish you knew, as an 11 or 12 year old girl, heading into womanhood? It was a good question. The answers were the same things that I wish my soul would know now as a 37 year old. These are not complete. They weren't w...

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A Modern Psalm of Mourning
A Modern Psalm of Mourning by Short Girl I tried to speak and my words leaked from my eyes. So, I bathed in my tears and tried to drown pain But, she would not give up the ghost. I thought maybe I could run from her -- but, pain was an ever present pursuer ...

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Sacred Places, Grapes and Grandma #grandma   #grapecountry   #memoriesmade  
I grew up in grape country and though vineyards tend to evoke images of romance and nostalgia for many people, growing up grape vineyards meant work, and lots of it!  However, now that I don't regularly trim vines, pull brush, drive a tractor, tie grapes, p...

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Need a quiet get-away for this fall? How about a stay in Chautauqua County New York, on Lake Erie, during harvest time!  An easy drive to Niagara Falls, The Chautauqua Institute, minutes from Lake Erie, surrounded by woods and grape vineyards, and conveniently located in Lake Erie Wine Country. Check out The HomeStead House this fall! Affordable enough for two people, sleeping accommodations for 12....

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Cousins - jumping for joy. Missing the ocean, the fun, and mostly spending time with this classy crew!
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The Risk of Loving - A Risk Worth Taking
A good friend shared this with me and it resonated in my heart as being deeply true. "Every time we make the decision to love someone, we open ourselves to great suffering, because those we most love cause us not only great joy but also great pain. The grea...

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Are They All Yours? Blessings. #blessings   #mothersday2014   #fostercaremonth  
Happy Mother's Day!  At our house it has been the BEST MOTHER'S DAY EVER ! Why? I slept through the night last night, while Jeremy took all of the baby's nighttime feedings!  I seriously woke up feeling like a new woman.  Not only did I get a full night's s...

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Don't Yell Over Spilled Yogurt, Growing Hearts, and The Baby Grace Brought
Little J spilled her yogurt this morning. She was sitting at the counter happily eating, when BAM - it was like a yogurt bomb went off. Yogurt on the floor, yogurt on the counter, yogurt on the cabinet doors, yogurt on my FOOT! I felt it inside of me, the f...

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This seems worth trying! 

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