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A Walk With Gabe

Gabe and I went for a walk the other night after dinner, and it was dark out. It was just the two of us, and of course the ever-present dogs. We found the Big Dipper, and he was so excited because he said he’d never seen it so clearly before. When I showed him the …

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The Real Lessons in Sports

The Whitehouses aren’t overly athletic. At least that used to be true. This next generation is pretty awesome so far. Liv is a gymnast, softball player, jazz dancer, and cheerleader. Gabe is also a gymnast, basketball player, jazz dancer, and soccer player.

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Day One – A Look Back

Day One Review I love meal times like the one we had tonight! Beth got home earlier than expected, and it was nothing but “Mom!” “Mom!” “Mom!” for our entire meal time. Everybody was fighting to get to be the one who got to tell Mom all about their first day at school. And when …

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Adventures In Facial Hair

It hasn’t been easy. I’ve had to live with an ever-growing caterpillar on my face for the past month. It’s been fun.  I’ve thoroughly enjoyed myself. I didn’t quite meet my goal of $500 for the Movember effort – I came up short with only $150 raised.  It’s kind of disappointing, but hey – what …

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Superstars, The Early Years

It wasn’t very long ago that Olivia would shrink whenever anyone looked at her.  If her Pinewood Derby car won an award, and she would get called to the front to receive her prize, she’d cry.  If she did anything great, and she received applause, she’d cry. She was super happy to blend into the …

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We had this 20 year old tube TV go on the fritz.  It needed to be thrown away, but that’s boring.  I figured it would be way more fun to smash it.  Problem is, the timing was never right, and it sat in the corner of my mudroom until today.  I swung by our local …

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Gabriel Joseph

I brag a lot about how awesome my kids are, and frankly, it’s because they are.  Let me shed a little light on this guy right here.  He’s my little man.  My Gabe.

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Dads are different than Moms

Is this brand new information to anyone?? [ssba] I saw an old friend today.  His name is Tony.  We go way back.  Reminded me of when we met.  One day when we were very little, for reasons long forgotten, Tony punched me in the face.  Hard.  Blackened my eye. I, being a grade A wuss, …

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