Category Archives: Brothers

Drugs and Alcohol


This past weekend was a whirlwind around here.  Yesterday, the twins left at 6:30 AM to go to an indoor track meet two hours away–their first one of the season.  We had planned to join them later on to see … Continue reading

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17 Years Ago…


17 years ago today, at 2:05 PM, my husband and I welcomed into the world our oldest son. In some ways, Bugs has been eclipsed by his twin brothers coming so soon after him, something that seems quite unfair at … Continue reading

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16 Years Already?


16 years ago today, we went from a family of 3 to a family of 5.  Little did I know the magnitude to which my life would change. As of this writing, I now have three 16 year old sons. … Continue reading

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Surviving a Scuba Vacation With Teens


This past week our family went on a scuba diving vacation to Bonaire.  It was an interesting experiment in togetherness while participating in a sporting activity.   I learned a lot of things, including the fact that staying with three … Continue reading

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A Birthday Wish for a Parkinsons Patient…


In one of my flower posts I mentioned how we touch people with our lives, sometimes without even realizing it.  There are some people who come into our lives, and they have such a profound effect on us that we … Continue reading

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Via Ferrata’s


3 years ago, the boys boy scout troop went to Nelson and Seneca Rocks in West Virginia to climb the Via Ferrata there.  A Via Ferrata, is a rock climbing system for people who aren’t experienced in free climbing.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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The Year 2000 Couldn’t Have Been a Leap Year…


Today I spent the day going back through my old blogs and correcting oversights (translated into, lack of credit for some photos, cough).  I spent the better part of the day doing this, and right at the end of my … Continue reading

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