Victoria Backer [Queenie, Vik, Vikki, Peg]

 
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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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Balance is the Key to Ferris Wheels
My very first "official" job (not counting the weekly Suburbia newspaper delivery I hated) was working at a gift shop at Wyandot Lake, a local water amusement park. I was 14 and it was a summer job and I probably ...
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01/01/1974
01/01/1989
Honeymoon Jitters
Three years ago, I met Nick and he's an awesome person.  After a few years of dating, we decided to get married.  I was situated in my life, mature (sorta!) and I was ready to marry him.  I love him.  We balance and enhance ...
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07/07/2007
07/07/2007
Green Lifesavers
Just yesterday, my husband reminded me that when we were dating (for about a year and a half), I told him I never wanted to be one of those couples that got engaged in the middle of a restaurant.  I wanted something private, ...
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07/05/2007
07/07/2007
“I love the Cure, I love the Cure”
When I was a young teenager, I started to get into alternative / progressive rock music.  I owe my sister (5 years older than me) a lot of credit for turning me on to exceptional alternative ‘80s bands like the Smiths and ...
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01/01/1974
01/01/1989
Ugly People (The Story of Miss Ditchy Pants)
Do you ever find yourself in a situation where a stranger has done something to anger you (cuts you off in traffic, ditches in line, etc) only to calm down later and forgive them (oh…they're probably a good person, just ...
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2010
The Things I Loved about Germany
My husband and I just got back from a trip to Germany, our first.  I know, I know, not an ideal time to go with the strong euro (although weakening) and weak dollar, but we used points for hotels and airfare and weren’t ...
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08/14/2008
08/23/2008
Not My Worst Date, but A Funny One…
About 14 years ago, I was home from college (ha, I first wrote 10 years then had to redo the math – it goes so quickly!).  I was going to school in DC and loved coming home for the summers in Columbus, OH as a lot of my ...
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07/01/1994
07/01/1994
The Magic of Taiwan
I write this story today with a dull headache caused by jet lag...the result of 24 hours of travel home....but also with a big smile, as I remember our trip to Taiwan . Christmas morning we rose early for our flight, with ...
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12/25/2008
01/03/2009
Hiding in Cars
The other morning I was driving to work. I pulled up to a large intersection, but traffic was backed up because a fire truck was pulling into its station, so I didn’t pull forward – or else I would have blocked the cross traffic ...
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07/01/1994
12/31/2010
Kudos to Cubs Fans!
My husband and I recently went on vacation to Chicago. Like a good wife, I agreed to go to the famous Wrigley stadium to see the Cubs play (I had zero interest in this, but my husband reaaallly wanted to go). When he bought ...
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07/01/1994
12/31/2010
Family Traditions - Why Ours is the Best
This is the second year of my life that I have ever been away from my hometown of Columbus Ohio for Christmas. Every year since I was born I trekked to Columbus (from DC for the last 17 years) to spend the holidays with my ...
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12/31/2009
12/31/2010