Kristen S Kuhns [ksk]

 
  City of Birth:
Worthington, Ohio
 
 

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It Has Been A Rough Year

I am adding this additional chapter to my introduction, because after I initially wrote the introduction, it was very difficult to come back to it and try to make sense of all that I have experienced through the various stages of my life and the trials that I have endured or overcome.  I wish ...


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The Birth of Charles Leonard Wiggins

The story has already been written for awhile on my blog "From the heart of Praise, Prayer and Perseverance. 0; Here is a link to that posting, Below are the pictures of the blessed event.   http://fromthehea rt-dotwigg.blogsp ot.com/2008/03/an other-2-prayer-re quest-answered.ht ml


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My Entire Life

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Memories light the corner of my mind
Misty water colored memories... Am I the only one this happens to? As I get older, I can't remember any more if my memories are valid memories, or whether I've made the memories up in my head. For example, I have very little ...
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01/01/1970
12/31/1979
The first dog I ever knew, Hoppo the Wonder Dog
Apparently (another story that has been told to my chagrin numerous times) when I was brought home from the hospital, the first born, the family mutt slid under the parents' bed and puked. Repeatedly.Hippo, or Hoppo, was a ...
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01/01/1969
12/31/1977
Freckles is MY dog
When I was a teenager, just starting to grasp some vague notion of action and consequences, our family used to go camping a lot. There were many who would camp regularly and formed sort of a weekend community. The kids would ...
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01/01/1974
12/31/1974
Ollie Burger
"Squallie burger" was the best dog of all dogs. Before we brought this rescue Whippet named Ollie into our lives, I never before then truly understood the pure giving for giving's sake until I met him. Unadulterated love and ...
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01/01/1984
12/31/1991
Shelbs & Wesley
My parents wanted to get another dog after their bull terrier (like the "Target Dog") was hit by a car after jumping our fence (who knew?). Through people they knew they heard about Whippet & Greyhound rescue groups that gave ...
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01/01/1996
07/04/2007
Taking a scruff ball home
What can I say about Pierre, aka Grumpy Old Man? During my early adult years, there were two words that went together. Kristen & Pierre. An incongruous couple. A pair of misfits against the world (well ok not really but was fun ...
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01/01/1991
06/21/2005
First day I wore Glasses
I thought I was very cool. I had spent hours in the opthamologist's office trying to find the perfect pair of glasses. I got them tinted orange, with gold sides. I had to wait almost two weeks before they were finished and ready ...
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01/01/1974
12/31/1978
The coolest Apartment ever
A house in German Village. It was all brick, big big old trees that kept is in shade. The streets, the sidewalks, everything was brick or cobblestone. I had the back half of a large bulding. You'd open the wrought iron gated ...
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01/01/1967
07/04/2007
The cheapest bottle of wine
Tonight we're presenting our friends Lise & Douglas with a bottle of champagne. This isn't just any champagne mind you. It's the BEST champagne in the world. And it only cost $2.99!Seriously! A while ago, maybe six years ...
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01/01/1967
07/04/2007
Miles is Saying Goodbye, My heart is breaking
Miles Levin is, as his mother so eloquently put it, not like a "normal human." It's true that most "normal humans" at the age of 18 don't face debilitation from alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare cancer that causes cells to ...
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08/08/2007
08/08/2007
Miles Has Left the Building
This was posted today's on Miles' site. I can't add anything to it more regarding a mother, father, and sister's grief than they do, so I am reposting the latest update as they have:August 19, 2007This is the update you ...
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08/19/2007
08/19/2007
Stop Walking Around with your Hands in Your Pockets
My brother and I had a contentious relationship as older sisters and younger brothers often do. My brother went through a time period where he seemed to be getting in trouble for something or other. I just smiled sanctimonious ly ...
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01/01/1969
12/31/1974
My Favorite and Toughest Professor
Isn't this embarassing. My favorite, and most annoyingly difficult Professor at CWRU (Case Western Reserve University) is the one I can't even remember his name! I can remember what he looked like, how he talked, how he held ...
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01/01/1991
12/31/1992
Playing with Mercury
My best friend when I was young was a girl named Allison Owens. Her parents were the first ones that I knew who'd gotten divorced. I thought her mother was very glamorous for going out on dates and living a single life, but ...
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01/01/1970
12/31/2007
Poopy Pants
I must apologize up front for not naming names in this story. I wasn’t even there. I cannot authenticate the veracity of the facts. But it’s funny in a twisted but “hey that’s life, what can you do” kind of way… I ...
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2007
2007
Vasco Road
I've driven a lot of nice roads in my lifetime. My father instilled in all of us a love of driving by always taking "the long way home" and letting us see much of the country through the windshield. With deference to one of the ...
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01/01/1967
12/31/2007
Family Vignette: Aunt Lib
Our Aunt Lib, not our first level Aunt (?? Dad - need your help on the family relations here !) was a tiny older woman who lived on a big old house in West Virginia. Getting to her house was always exciting. My father always ...
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1970
1980
Family Vignette: Uncle Hubert
My Mom has an older sister, Jane, who was married to Hubert, our Uncle Hubert Metzger. My mom was the youngest of five, and Aunt Jane and Hubert had 9 (? Mom need your help to get my facts straight!) children. They had a farm ...
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1970
1995
Bringing Home Buddy, aka Mr. Happy Pants
After I lost the Grumpy Old Man Maltese Pierre, my rescue "friends" (I put them in quotes because they are most definitely friends although 95% of them I've never met in person and have only dealt with online) got together ...
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01/01/1967
12/31/2007
The Most Expensive Keys
I worked in Germany for a year and made a lot of really great friends. The year I returned to the US I decided I missed them and took some vacation time to go visit them. We set up a whirlwind round of parties and towns ...
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01/01/1995
12/31/1995
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