Dani Stone

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Lucy’s Love Drop Party

Lucy and Tracy with J$ and Nate

It’s no secret how much I adore the people from Love Drop. If you’re not familiar with them, then you must be new here because they’re all I’ve been talking about for the past two months. Love Drop is the micro-giving site dedicated to helping one new family or person per month.

Last month they sponsored my sister, Lucy, who’s battling a rare blood disorder, Aplastic Anemia. Last weekend I met the founders of the site, Nate St. Pierre and a man I know simply as J-Money. They stopped by our Love Drop going away party to wish Lucy well as she embarks on a 3-month journey to Omaha Nebraska where she will receive chemotherapy, a bone marrow transplant and start kicking this disease straight in the junk. Sorry, that wasn’t very ladylike. WELL, neither is this stupid disease.

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Levels Of Love

Jacob recently switched to a different 4th grade teacher.  Last night at dinner he was telling us about the first day in his new classroom. When we asked if he missed his good friend, Kaylee he said, “no, we broke up anyway so it’s all good.”

The conversation that followed was an entertaining look at the mind of a 4th grade boy and his view on relationships.

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Ode To A Loveseat

Yesterday, due to a need to reorganize and lack of space, we bid farewell to a good family friend. . . the loveseat.

I met the loveseat over 15 years ago when I visited my husband’s bachelor pad for the first time. Dougie inherited the loveseat from a former roommate. As we loaded it up in the truck on the way to Goodwill, Dougie began to reminisce about the parties, the people and all the “love” the loveseat had seen. Immediately I put my hands over my ears and began to sing, “la la la la, I am not listening to Dougie.”

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