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Memorial Day 2018

LT COL William Sean SchumakerI have always loved Memorial Day weekend. It’s kind of the unofficial start to summer for me and means that my house is going to be bursting with all the kids home. In the past we have always had a big badminton tournament on the Sunday of Memorial Day [...]

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You'll Be In My Heart

Cause you'll be in my heart I sit here today, at a desk where I’ve written thousands of words. Probably tens of thousands of words if not more. Sun is shining, lots of little birdies tweeting and chirping, dogs at my feet. And still I ponder how to convey, how to reach, how [...]

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50 Things Before I'm 50

Something To Be Proud Of First off - HELLLLLOOOOOO SPRING! Little bit of sunshine has put a bounce in my step for sure. And I don’t know if it’s the change of the season that’s got me thinking or if it’s what lies ahead for me this fall - being an empty nester - [...]

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Social-ly Smart

I had a conversation this past week with my brother and we were talking about ‘way back when’. He was on a mini rant about how when they have celebrations, occasions, get-togethers at his house, what have you - that one of the first things the kids ask for is their Wifi password. [...]

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Angels Among Us

I believe there are angels among us Today is Sunday, March 25, 2018. An average Sunday for most. The celebration of Palm Sunday for many. A day of unwinding, prepping for the week ahead, getting together with family and friends and having Sunday dinner together. My boy gooses have training, a little [...]

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Paw Prints On Our Heart

If there are no dogs in heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. I am a dog lover as many of you know. Always have been. In fact, I used to say in my early 20’s that I was never going to get married - I was just going [...]

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You're Gonna Miss This

You're gonna miss this Well my peepers, we are rolling out the last few days of February (not sad) and coming into March like a troop of lions. I’ve had my fill of snow, sand, hockey rinks, wrestling matches, colds and flu and cloudy days. I am a lover of change as I think [...]

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Progress Not Perfection

Ahhhh…The middle of February. Valentine’s Day is about to come and go, we are on the verge of the downhill stretch of the month. We’ve got spring around the corner, a promise of warmer temps and longer days. There is light at the end of the tunnel of surviving the winter season [...]

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Love You Ya Ya Ya

I'm gonna love you foreverThe first day of February - yay yay yay! So glad to push the month of January out the door and open my arms wide open to February. This month gives me hope for spring, longer days, warmer temps and all that great stuff. Kinda rejuvenates the soul, [...]

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Life is a Journey

I grew up very close to my grandmother. She was without question one of the wisest women I’ve ever known and had a knack for knowing what to say and when to say it. And she used to say to me often, “Life is a journey, Hallie.” And that particular phrase has [...]

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