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We have had five Christmas gatherings in four days. I need a vacation from the holiday.

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Happy Birthday, Tony!

My little boy is five today. 🙂 Why can’t kids just sit still for a picture instead of making faces. He is such a little goofball sometimes.

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Our Family Picture of the Year

This is our favorite picture from 2007. Yes, the photo was manipulated a bit but a little photoshop never hurt anyone.

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I thought things were supposed to slow down during the summer?

I remember spending a lot of time at my Grandma and Grandpa’s house when I was growing up. These memories are very vivid, despite the fact that they happened a couple of decades ago. So, in turn, I am glad … Continue reading

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24 Notes That Tap Deep Emotions

Duty and Honor, in 24 Notes. I have played taps many times … too many times to count. The two times that are the most vivid in my mind are my grandfather’s funeral and my wife’s grandfather’s funeral. I remember … Continue reading

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No, not for me. My Dad retired from the railroad today. Click on the picture to visit the full album.

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In Loving Memory of Aunt Debbie

Deborah J. Montgomery, 59, of Jerusalem Twp., OH passed away peacefully Friday, September 8, 2006, at the Medical University of Ohio. She was born July 21, 1947, in Fairmount, WV to Clarence and Betty Gump. A devout Christian she was … Continue reading

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Strongest Dad in the World

Watch the video! [From Sports Illustrated, By Rick Reilly] I try to be a good father. Give my kids mulligans. Work nights to pay for their text messaging. Take them to swimsuit shoots. But compared with Dick Hoyt, I suck. … Continue reading

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My Sister’s Acting Career

My sister is in a commercial for her company. Can you guess which which one is her?

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Not so Simple

We received and interesting package in the mail the other day. Despite my curiosity, I waited until Beth got home for it to be opened since it was addressed to her. It was a nice little hygiene set from the … Continue reading

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