Monthly Archives: May 2014

first rehearse

First we rehearsed. . . . . . and then we celebrated the rehearsal. Carlsons will be Carlsons. The Ambrose clan The future Mr. and Mrs.

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It was her last time to clean our house, since we’ll have more time on our hands now. But along with these little treasures, fashioned from paper towels, she thanked us!

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the happy ending

And then it was over. Even the shouting. It’s cool when you can leave a┬áposition you’ve held for 33 years and be able to honestly tell your groups how much you’ve loved and appreciated working with them right up to … Continue reading

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It started with a cake. Celebrating Mom Edna’s 95th birthday on Mothers Day. Her birthday isn’t actually until the 19th, but DK (a.k.a. brother Daryl) wanted to organize a family party on a day we were all available. Here’s the … Continue reading

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“I realized this morning that I’ve been at NFC for half my life,” said Mauri to me. “Of course, I did a few things before I came here.” This is a month of “lasts,” as Mauri finishes out his 33 … Continue reading

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throwback thursday

Throwback Thursday gives me an excuse to post pictures from my vast archives. It isn’t a new trend among social media users, but it’s relatively new to me. I’ve had some fun each of the past four Thursdays watching my … Continue reading

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