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What if I fall? Oh, but my darling, what if you fly?

If there’s one thing I know, she’s determined

Cailee works so hard at Gymnastics. Day in and day out – she currently practices nearly 4 hours a day – Monday – Thursday. She’s a gold level gymnast which mneans every year she has to learn new skills. This year, the big ones are the full turn, cartwheel and back walkover on the balance…

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Ten years later & it’s another Hurricane party

All this week we were glued to the TV watching an approaching Hurricane. It was predicted to be bad and a direct hit to our area. People were panicked, much so that there was no gas and no food or water at the stores. I wasn’t too worried, we had a generator which would keep…

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Cailee turns 10

Oh wow, my little girl is ten years old. I really don’t know how that happened. I think what’s scarier is realizing how quickly the past ten years have past and knowing I have less than half that time left with my little girl at home. But we had a grand time celebrating her tenth…

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To the mountains we go

We spent Labor day weekend with the Hamletts again this weekend. We always appreciate their hospitality. Everything was great! The weather was ideal – a little brisk, but warm in the sun. The boys (yes, Connor too) enjoyed plenty of mountain biking and the girls talked decorating, fashion and food (what else?). We enjoyed a…

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Back to school 2018

Man, the summer just flew by. I probably say this every year but this time around I was a little weepy now that its time to go back to school. The summer ending always feels like the end of something, one less summer with the kids at home, I guess. They really do grow up…

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Love this picture!

On Sunday, we met my parents for a picnic, one last hurrah before back to school. It was one of those afternoons that was warm enough that I wasn’t shivering 🙂 but nice enough to just sit outside and enjoy everyone’s company. We sat right beside the playground, same place we had picnicked several years…

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The crazies visit the zoo

Last year, we did our last hurrah before back to school at Great Wolf Lodge. But, since we have a party (or two) coming up at the Lodge we decided, very last minute, to visit some other animals. It turned out to be a great day for the zoo. The animals were out and up…

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Last Friday

Once again my little girl surprised me with her courage. She volunteered as part of her gym team to show off some skills at Hillsborough Last Friday. I think, though, I would have taken one look at the audience and probably turned around and headed the other direction, but she didn’t. Her and her teammates…

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