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4 Reasons to Celebrate the 4th of July

Not To Rain On the Parade, But… When the final crepe paper, flag-laden bicycle rides by, parade watchers stow away folding chairs, last fireworks pop and fizzle, and I swear never to eat another hotdog (well, maybe just one at the ballgame next week), July 4th draws to a close. For a few days, the… Continue reading 4 Reasons to Celebrate the 4th of July

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West Point Bound

I Blinked…and He Grew Up When Mother’s Day rolled around, I was inspired to write about our three boys, ages 14, 17, and 20. Well, it didn’t happen. I’ll blame it on being too busy with all my “mom” duties. Since I can count on the boys to continually supply hearty subject matter, I’ll revisit… Continue reading West Point Bound