Category Archives: Life

Macro Photography

I got a new lens last weekend A Tamaron SP Di Macro I love taking pictures with my Nikon D3000 but I really like taking pictures of the little things, the things that you don’t notice when you pass something … Continue reading

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It Is What You Make It

(Beating a dead horse, if you are a long time follower, I’ve been over this time and time again) “It is what you make it” I had uttered those words so many times while living in Okinawa, I just couldn’t … Continue reading

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Forever Home

I have been thinking quite a bit lately about my Forever Home. Paul only has a few (8ish) years left in the Marine Corps and then we will need to settle down somewhere. How do you decide that? We are … Continue reading

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I need glasses

I made it almost 30 years without needing glasses. But I’ve been getting headaches and my most recent eye exam showed an astigmatism and a very low prescription needed. Mostly I will need them for reading, computer use and night driving. I … Continue reading

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Things you may have missed.

If you are not friends with me on facebook (me as in the person, not the blog), then you missed this little nugget of gold from last night.  Love you daddy! 

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Silly Doggies

Renji peeks from under the sheets to make sure the coast is clear.  Once he sees that no one is looking he starts to lick the sheets.  (yes, I have an incredibly weird dog) He sees the camera and stops…  … Continue reading

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One Year!

Happy One Year, Home!  One year ago today we moved into our home. I still remember when I first saw it. I cried. I knew it was the home for us. And things have worked out well. We’ve been here … Continue reading

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I spent the better part of 2008-2010 busting my ass in school. I am not a great student but if it weren’t for math I would have had at least a 3.5 GPA, but nearly failing one math class screwed … Continue reading

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Day Five

I don’t much care for morning, but sometimes it’s an inevitable part of my life. So be it.  Day Five: Morning Sky Now I’ve got two for you, one is about 4-5 am and the next is still an absurd time, around 7.  Too … Continue reading

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My baby sister got married.

Wednesday November 23, My sister became the 6th woman in our family to get married on this day.  ❤ My father walked her down the isle They said their vows  My parents saw their baby get married.  We took fun pictures  … Continue reading

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