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Everybody Hurts #cisva

The other day I was washing my car with my kids playing on the street in front of my house.  When I finished the kids weren’t ready to come in, so I used the time to wax my car.  503 more words


Weekend Project

This boy decided that we needed……a putting green in the backyard!

He and his dad got to work with the lawnmower.




Look at your hands.
What do you see?
Make something from that.
Those were the simple instructions from Poet John D Blase… 281 more words

A sailor went to sea, sea, sea to see what he could see....

We have just traveled pretty close to 3000 miles by car from Colorado back to the ship. If you want to count the trip back in December, add another nearly 2000 miles to that.   723 more words


Monday Morsels #24

Hey everyone! Hope that you’re all doing well this spring – life has continued to be busy on our end but I certainly can’t complain! Here’s some of what we’ve been up to lately: 594 more words


When the lesson sticks (literally)

My oldest daughter hates making mistakes.

But fortunately (or unfortunately) for her, her mom is an expert at it. She gets lots of on-the-job training. 525 more words


Keds Hanging on the Line

When I was little, my family would leave the city on Friday evenings in the summer after my dad and grandfather returned home from work. The drive on the Taconic was long and boring so, after the fun of annoying my sister wore off, I generally fell asleep, waking when we pulled into the gravel driveway; the second the bumping of the car stopped I would fling open the back door and hop out to run across the acre that my grandfather always kept fallow. 588 more words