Tag Archives: Friends

Simple Sunday – Practice Thanksgiving 2013

There were twelve of us gathered around the table this year.  I took time throughout the meal to look, really look at the faces of my friends and family as they chatted and laughed and enjoyed the meal we all … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Camping/Glamping

Yesterday we did some pseudo camping.  This is basically where a person is too tired to full on camp so they just meet up with their friends at the campground and spend the day.  We packed our camp chairs, some … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Mojitos, Pie & Friends

Yesterday we hosted our second annual Summer Pie Day, one of the many made-up, food centric, family holidays that we celebrate. The adults enjoyed refreshing mojitos using this recipe although modified to include mint instead of basil.  The kids set … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Letter to a New Year

Dear 2013, We do not know each other yet, as you have not come around to say hello, so I thought I would write you this brief letter by way of introduction.  I know that people have great expectations for … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – The Little Things Are Not All That Little

Family, friends, holidays, love, smiles, being together. We have been celebrating the little things that are not all that little.  I hope you are too.

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Of Fall and Feasts

It is that time of the year again.  There is a chill in the air, that even the sun’s rays cannot warm. The leaves take their final bow, step away from their partners twirling and swaying, to land gracefully on … Continue reading

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Fort Flagler – One Point on the Triangle of Fire

I will never be a historian or a historical writer so if you want the history of the three forts Fort Warden, Fort Casey, and Fort Flagler that make up the “Triangle of Fire” you have come to the wrong … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Last of the Lazy Summer Days

On this last weekend of summer vacation, before the start of another busy school year, we have been soaking up the sun.  There have been long bike rides, walks to the blackberry patch, water play in the yard, and hanging … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Friends & Pie

Yesterday was our first Annual Summer Pie Day.  After breakfast we grabbed some buckets and bowls and walked to our neighborhood blackberry patch, a place the boys have coined Blackberry Alley Instead of saying stop picking in reference to his … Continue reading

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Feeling the Love Rain Down

I am a bad blogger when it comes to receiving awards.  I really do love getting them but I am just not very good at it.  It is not the getting of them that I love so much as the … Continue reading

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