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Zeb’s Last Year as a Teen

Yeah, he was cute as a little guy (says this totally un-biased mamma). But he’s even more awesome now! How do kids do that? They just keep getting better and better… Anyway, I digress. Today is our Zebulon’s 19th birthday. And we are so thankful for him.   Zeb’s sense of adventure and eagerness to […]

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camping Family Parenting Photography Teens

Zeb's Last Year as a Teen

Yeah, he was cute as a little guy (says this totally un-biased mamma). But he’s even more awesome now! How do kids do that? They just keep getting better and better… Anyway, I digress. Today is our Zebulon’s 19th birthday. And we are so thankful for him.   Zeb’s sense of adventure and eagerness to […]

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camping Family Friends Parenting

10,000 Miles Since June

On our latest trip, my husband noted we have driven almost 10,000 miles since June, and we’re still going! (And that doesn’t even include flights.) I think I am taking my job as an employee working for a distributed company very seriously. When people hear what my family is up to, we often get raised […]

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Hudi Turns Sixteen

He stands over half a foot taller than I, but he will always be my baby (as are his brothers). I’m not certain when my youngest child morphed into a young man, but it happened. His zeal for life is inspiring. Whether he is teaching people how to snowboard and ski, mowing lawns for neighbors, […]

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camping Family Friends Parenting Summer travel

Vacation Continued

Home for the next while. I’m okay with that.

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camping Family Parenting Summer

Camp Sandy Cove – Not a Boring Camp

Our Zeb is away from us this summer. He’s a camp counselor for kids ages 7-17 way down in West Virginia. But this is not your ordinary camp. The other day when I was texting with him, he had to sign off because he was about to do a skateboard lesson. They also get to […]

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My Favorite Beach

While I love the Long Island Sound and have body-surfed waves in the east coast Atlantic and the west coast Pacific, my favorite beach is filled with love, laughter and a few tears. It’s a beach on Lake Ontario, and we camp there every year with our kids and friends.