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My daughter is growing up too fast!

It seemed just like yesterday my little girl Nicole would rock out to White Zombie with a sippy cup in one hand a cookie in the other in her car seat as we travelled down the mountain into Denver to run errands. Now she is growing up to become a very smart, beautiful young lady. She is entering her senior …

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Nicole and Bretange

Nicole and Bretange (Bre Bre) of the 9-11 Crew. Bre was born on 9-11 and to honor the dogs that served our country during the search we named the Crew after them.

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NaBloPoMo: What is the last game you played?

I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Todays topic is: what is the last game you played? I haven’t had the privilege, or the curse depending on how you look at it, for the last couple weeks of hanging out with another human being. I am up in Tok, Alaska watching …

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Smash that Ball Flea!

I am so proud of my little girl! Nicole is a freshman at Houston High School in Alaska and is the starting catcher on the junior varsity team and the back-up catcher on varsity. As a freshman! Nicole is away from home for the first time playing games in Kenai and Homer. On the way down she texted me and …

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Houston High School softball opening night

It was a blustery, but absolutely beautiful May Day. It was the start of the softball season for my daughter, Nicole. Nicole is a freshman at Houston High School in Alaska. A small school of just about 400 kids and home of the Hawks. A big change from where she was just last semester in Littleton, Colorado at Dakota Ridge, a …

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No Flare Jeans Allowed!

Yesterday I got an education in teen fashion. I thought I would be nice and head to the local Kohl’s–only 150 miles round trip–to buy my 14 year old daughter, Nicole, a couple pairs of jeans. Paying little attention to anything but size I picked up a couple pair for less than 40 bucks. I thought it was a heck …

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Road Trippin: Evergreen Lake, Colorado

What is a vacation/road trip/work-cation without a day hanging out with your 14 year old daughter for lunch and a walk around a beautiful lake? Today, Nicole and I decided to get away from it all for a little bit and head up to the foothills to Evergreen Lake. Evergreen a beautiful little place with a downtown that is perfect …

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