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Uptown Girl

My Little Buddy was again selected to play soccer for Mackay at the Filippo Mele Memorial Carnival in Townsville. This year I got to take him as Peter was working. 490 more words

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little spelling bees

Both Sam and Kathe participated in the Vida Schools spelling bee this year… As a terrible speller myself I had mixed emotions about this! Haha! Although it’s important to be able to spell things correctly, in this day and age spell check pretty much takes care of it for you. 43 more words

Life In Guatemala

Visiting Mom

Julie spent three weeks with a group of Geology students in the Ruby Range earlier this month. She was staying in Twin Bridges which is only two and a half hours away so the kids and I packed up our car camping gear and went to pay her a visit. 1,380 more words

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A Day with John and Joel

For about a week in June of 2014, my cousins John and Joel came east from Oklahoma. One of the days that they were in town they spent with us. 428 more words

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Have I every told you my favorite season is summer? Well, if I haven’t, it is. I love, love, love the hot, hot, hot days. The hotter the day, the bigger my smile and happier I feel. 1,083 more words


Picnic and a Paddleboat in Lane Cove National Park

Another gorgeous winters day and the family was itching to get out amongst it… well at least I was! I didn’t want to drive too far but I longed for a day in nature so we decided to pack a picnic lunch and head to Lane Cove National Park. 387 more words


Blowing away the cobwebs in Brighton-Le-Sands

After 24-36 hours stuck in the four walls of our small apartment due to my daughter’s stomach bug I was getting cabin fever bad. It was made worse when the wintery showers we woke up to passed and made way for blue skies and gorgeous sunshine…a sure way to make me feel guilty for being inside on the couch! 246 more words