Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Today’s Anniversary

Do you know what anniversary this is?

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I didn’t either, but thanks to Google, I do now!

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Today marks the 130th anniversary of France delivering the Statue of Liberty to the United States.

Check this out:

The Construction of the Statue of Liberty

I love that Google shares this information – what a great way to keep up with our history!

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In 2000, I had the privilege of visiting New York City for a few days after a software conference in New Jersey with my Alaska Accounting girls.  What an amazing experience.  I plan to take the boys to see the area when they are a couple years older, however the landscape has changed a bit since my visit. 

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This trip was quick, but we saw quite a few things in our short stay.  A large amount of history for our great nation is showcased on Ellis Island.  Even though I have visited, travel here is something that will remain on my bucket list for a while.  You simply cannot see it all in one or two visits.

Remember to document your life – life is worth living and remembering!!!!!

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Friends

Time with friends.
Meeting new ones.
Enjoying each other’s company.
Telling stories.
Playing.
Laughing.
Learning.

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And the discovery of new amazing coffee!! 

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(You can roast your own at home?!  YES YOU CAN!!!! Thanks Dave.)

We enjoyed a wonderful visit with Uncle B this week.  It was hard to say goodbye!  The boys are even more excited for their hunt this fall.  I don’t blame them one bit!

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Remember to document life.  Scrap your story!

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Test Test Test

This is just a test to find out if google will cooperate with me using Windows Live Writer.

Fingers crossed!!!

And life goes on

I was feeling accomplished and happy this weekend!

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I had spent some time playing with photos today and actually had the majority of a blog post typed!  It included photos and notes and thoughts and ideas …

And then I didn’t save the draft.

And it was gone.

Just like that.

And life goes on.

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So now here I am struggling to remember what I was trying to say – what I was trying to share – what is really important about the day and this stage of life in our household.

And I just can’t remember.

I write random things down nowadays – but so much more seldom than I used to and I know I’m missing lots of little things.

And I miss not having that be a normal part of my life.

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At some point I need to accept the new “normal” in my life. 

I can’t quite explain what it is yet, but this daily life that I am trying to live just does not feel normal or right … but it truly is my right now

And for having a “right now” I am thankful.

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