Long For Truth

My friends from college were in a living nightmare. I've mentioned their story before. Brian and Kim Long have gone through things that I can't imagine. This story hits me close to home on so many levels. I have son with special needs. I work with special needs kids...

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Our Beloved Camp Idlewild

So it has been a long week. We started it with me getting irritated with my loving adorable children for fighting with each other over... I honestly don't remember. It was either what we planned to do that day or maybe a Cheez It crumb. We are all aware that...

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Watch This Please

If you saw my post yesterday, you need to see this. [embed]https://youtu.be/pMsMPON4Sxo[/embed] If you didn't read my post there is no need of the back button. You can find it here.  If you still need prompting for why I am so upset, There's this. I am still so...

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Our Society

Our Society

My kids are huddled watching a movie and begging for ice cream. I'm listening to them giggle and talk to each other. I just want to gather them up and take them off to our own little island and hide. I can't believe the things that are happening right now.  Yes,...

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Today Is A Good Day To Be A Stiff

Today Is A Good Day To Be A Stiff

So today, Jack was happy as a clam making some "epic" creations. Bria finally got her braces off. Hanan survived an ankle roll at cross country this morning and celebrated with mani pedis with a friend. Side note... sadly, I was over 30 before I got my first pedicure...

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Photobomded

Photobomded

Today I spent over half my day in an orthodontist office another half was at the commissary. I have two extra kids and soccer practice tonight. My brain is too fried to decide what to write. My friend Dana asked people to post pictures from their "fun" summer...

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My Shopping Cart

My Shopping Cart

When Ray reads that title he is going to for sure without a doubt assume I'm going to give a lengthy post about how to purchase all your school supplies and your first day ensemble from Amazon. Then he is going to wax on poetically about how he should've bought that...

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Another Year…

Another Year…

Shut the door! I'm fre forty-four! I was going to say I'm freakin' forty-four but my kids just got home from church camp. I've been told about words that mean the same thing as the other word and as an alleged writer I might just freakin' want to expand my freakin'...

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Our Ohana

Where do we start? We are a Navy family, constantly on the move finding the wind in our sails. Ray is the web designer, woodworker, scientist and sailor. B is the writer, bus driver, cook, tutor, housekeeper, substitute teacher and well lots of other things too.

We have big girls in band, cross country and all things high school, a very bossy nine year old into soccer and swimming, a quietly loud eight year old boy who has a love for all things lego and two funny, loving puppies.

There’s lots to do and so much fun. We count our many, many blessings daily.

Stay tuned… things might get interesting with our misadventures in parenting!

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