Top 10 Reasons to Love Clare

1. She has a sense of humor and sometimes you’ll even get it
2. Her IBS makes you stronger (but only because it doesn’t kill you)
3. Point C
4. Her strength and sensitivity strike a balance
5. She is wicked smart and insightful (but you wouldn’t know that talking to her because…)
6. She is charmingly incoherent
7. She is fiercely loyal and dedicated
8. She knows how to enjoy life and encourages others to join her
9. She is caring, supportive and kind
10. She is willing to make this list when it hurts the most


  1. George says:

    You had me at “charmingly incoherent.” 😉


  2. Ellie says:

    Atta Girl!! And 11., a personal one: She is the best step-daughter a person could ever ask for.

  3. Sixpence says:

    Point 12 – World’s greatest hero support!

  4. Loricious says:


    How wonderfully observant you are. I love point C. Always have. You’ll have to invite me there sometime!

  5. I always try to invite people. That’s why I give everyone directions once I’ve arrived.

  6. Skip says:

    I don’t need a list to tell me you’re great, baby! 😀 As the kids say, you’re made of awesome.

  7. Loricious says:

    Ah, but see list #6. 🙂

    Ah, just kiddin’. I love Point C.

  8. I think that’s “teh awesome”

  9. Mom says:

    points 13-a million: You are an amazing daughter in so many ways. I won’t list them: I’d clog your blog. xoxoxoxoxo

  10. #2 doesn’t really apply anymore. It hasn’t been an issue since moving east.