Monthly Archives: September 2016


Most people are more undercover than we are about storing our drugs. I don’t mean pharmaceuticals. I mean drugs. And not many people are influenced by their own children to start doing drugs. Mauri and I like to keep our … Continue reading

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all done

I’m pretty sure you could live out the remainder of your days without ever learning the rest of the story about our backyard. But you know what? I’m going to show you anyway. Of course to fully appreciate the after … Continue reading

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family photo shoot

Professional photo shoots can gouge the budget, but when you end up with a set of photos that freeze time for the future, who cares? Ha, I can be flippant because these gems didn’t come out of my budget! My job is … Continue reading

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What’s that saying— “The more things change the more they stay the same”? Look at the match-up of Rachel’s face! Determined.

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zero birthdays

We thought we had a pretty good plan going to celebrate Taylor’s 40th birthday while I was in Arizona. But then life got a bit topsy turvy, and then Taylor’s business travels would have interfered anyway. You know what they … Continue reading

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a bargain

I’ve never hidden the fact I love a bargain. There isn’t much more fun than getting a deal. Mauri and I celebrate our birthdays at Benihana’s because we get a free $30 meal every year. (We also love Benihana’s and just … Continue reading

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all things

Several days ago Quinn posted this picture of her tattoo as reminder without explaining that Dusty was having serious health issues. It’s a reference to Romans 8:28: “And we know that all things work together for good to them that … Continue reading

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