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Word Play

Word Play

I was sitting on our deck, when my neighbor’s five year old son came over for a visit. He was very excited to show me how high he can count. With the exception of him disrespecting the number thirteen, I listened to him count to twenty. Proud of himself, he counted to twenty again, and again. . I tried to encourage him to include the number thirteen, but for some reason, he just didn’t like the number. Around the tenth…

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Seeing is believing

Seeing is believing

The day was endless.  Hours were spent preparing the house for the pending hurricane.  My husband Marc and I were exhausted. Muscles I didn’t know I had hurt.  But, just when we thought we were done, and that the day couldn’t get any worse, we learned we had to evacuate our house.  At that moment, we knew our work only begun, and we had hours of tasks ahead of us. . Needing a break, Marc, my mom who was visiting…

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Hey Bright Eyes….

Hey Bright Eyes….

It was a crazy day. I had tons of things on my mind. Work. Home. You name it. My to-do list must have been a mile long, but I felt like you needed a magnifying glass to find my accomplishments. I pulled into the driveway, after work, to find my husband, Marc, standing outside.   “Hey!” I greeted him, with a quick kiss. As I took some packages out of my car I said, “I have to just log onto…

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In the middle of the night…..

In the middle of the night…..

What would you do?   It is late. Or, more accurately, it is real early in the morning. Three AM to be exact. You and your wife are sleeping soundly, when all of a sudden you hear a commotion outside. You get up out of bed to investigate.   First, you head over to the window that faces the front of your house. You see it, a party bus parked on the road. The teenage passengers who were at their…

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What goes around, comes around

What goes around, comes around

Living on the beach, the summer nights tend to get pretty cool.  As a result, my husband, Marc,  and I kept outdoor heaters on all of our desks, so we can enjoy the ocean air without freezing.  For the past few years, we have solely relied on the heaters that run on propane gas.  However, last year, when we had to replace our old ones, we gave the electric models a try. They seemed to work out well, so at…

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