Category Archives: Sons

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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The Vitamix Hype


Last week my beloved blender died.  Actually, I don’t do the events justice.  I’ve mentioned before that about a year ago I tried Shakeology from Beach Body, and found that it was a great product and have used it a … Continue reading

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Why I Have a Love/Hate Relationship With Yardwork


I love a well manicured lawn.  Fresh cut grass, thriving shrubs, and magnificent flowering bushes.  Unfortunately, that would be the neighbors yards. I’ve mentioned before that I have a black thumb.  In contrast to my mother who has the greenest … Continue reading

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Who Would Want to Read Your Blog?


Yesterday evening I sat down to go through my blog reader, but before I clicked on that I had a look at the stats page.  I was excited to see so many countries on there and made a comment to … Continue reading

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Never Ending Driving Stories


I know I’m posting a bit for today, but I missed a couple of days with a lot of stuff on my mind.  This is mostly because I’ve been irritated by the men in my life, and have been just … Continue reading

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