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One of These Days . . .

Posted on Nov 28, 2012 by Lisa Ricard Claro   No Comments Yet | Posted in beach · daughter · family · florida · Siesta Key · son

Siesta Key, Florida – photograph by Christina Claro   My family spent the Thanksgiving holiday in Sarasota, Florida. My husband and I made the trip, along with our two daughters, to spend the holiday with our son and his girlfriend who live ten minutes from one of the world’s prettiest beaches. For me, a family-aholic [Read more…]


Posted on Sep 5, 2012 by Lisa Ricard Claro   No Comments Yet | Posted in daughter · doctors · kidney stones · medicine · physicians · texting

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons – author Alton Recently diagnosed with kidney stones, my 18-year-old daughter faces a lifelong hassle with these gravelly gremlins. If I could suffer this burden in her stead I would do so gladly. A nurse told me that passing a kidney stone is worse than labor and childbirth. After seeing [Read more…]

Microfiction: Pardon My Puns

Posted on Sep 26, 2011 by Lisa Ricard Claro   19 Comments | Posted in daughter · microfiction · pirate · yogurt

Argh, me hearties! My 17-year-old daughter Christina was in a play last week called “My Imaginary Pirate.” The cast was splendid and my daughter’s performance brilliant, of course. Although written and performed to appeal to a young audience, it offered plenty of humor for adults, as well.  Yo-ho-ho! After Saturday night’s performance, Papa treated the [Read more…]

Orbs, Energy and Kinda Creepy Stuff

Posted on Aug 24, 2011 by Lisa Ricard Claro   22 Comments | Posted in Asheville · daughter · ghosts · orbs · paranormal

So . . . are you a believer in ghosts and other paranormal manifestations? Or do you think it’s all a bunch of rubbish that can be refuted with science or common sense? And have you ever gone on a ghost tour? Enterprising businesses have tapped into the “ghost tour” market.  People pay good money [Read more…]

Running Update

Posted on Aug 10, 2010 by Lisa Ricard Claro   14 Comments | Posted in daughter · exercise · running

My latest blog post on Vibrant Nation is about my daily running routine with my 16-year-old daughter.  Since I’m in the mode, I figured I’d catch y’all up here, too.  I run every night with my young ‘un. She is younger and faster and has more stamina than I, but we enjoy the time together [Read more…]

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