Archive for December, 2012

27 Dec 2012

Posted by under Family

Duct Tape Canoe

Alyssa got me some duct tape for Christmas this year.  I’m planning to use it for various repairs and projects around the house. Alyssa has some other ideas:


Besides this cute little paddler in a duct tape canoe, I also have a new duct tape wallet.

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24 Dec 2012

Posted by under Dave's Thoughts

Merry Christmas!!

Merry Christmas!!

Christmas Eve! Fresh snow has fallen, it is crisp and cold outside, but cozy and warm in the house. The fire is burning, the tree lit and the kids are playing together. Of course, there are myriad things to be done – the normal chores and routines of life; but on Christmas Eve it is nice to put all that aside, to relax with a good book and a coffee and to be content to have a bit of time to reflect on the year almost gone and the next one ahead. We have had quite the year, the highs and the lows always run with each other, don’t they? We have had job changes and health concerns, fine holidays and good family times, car troubles and amazing adventures.

The days fly by ever faster and I always enjoy being able to take a bit of time to reflect on the year rushing to a close. Browsing through the year’s  photos and blog posts, recalling the good days and the times that were more challenging, it is easy to see how blessed we are. Continue Reading »

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