Monthly Archive: February 2014

Feb 13

Book Review: A Storm of Swords

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“It all goes back and back,” Tyrion thought, “to our mothers and fathers and theirs before them. We are puppets dancing on the strings of those who came before us, and one day our own children will take up our strings and dance in our steads.” A Storm of Swords is book three in the …

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Feb 12

What’s Your Love Language?

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Since the month of love is upon us I thought it would be fun to take some ‘love’ quizzes with Kenny.  One of the first ones that came to mind was to find out if we share the same love language.  In case you haven’t heard of this, the five love languages is a book …

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Feb 11

Red Rock Crossing

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Red Rock Crossing is a must visit stop in the Sedona area of Arizona.  It provides beautiful views of the Cathedral Rock formation one of the most photographed areas in the southwest.  Depending on what guidebook/website you are using this area might also go by the name Crescent Moon Ranch, but the area is a …

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Feb 10

Made our Bucket List: Niagara Falls

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via We have been to Yosemite and seen Upper and Lower Falls in Yellowstone, but we have never seen Niagara Falls. I think a main appeal of seeing the falls is just the fame and majesty that Niagara Falls carries with it.  If you talk to somebody about seeing waterfalls one of the first one …

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Feb 08

10 Books our Toddler Loves

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Our little girl loves to listen to a good story and gets very excited when we even mention the word library.  We try to go every two weeks to our local library and check out at least a dozen books for her, but even that sometimes does not seem to be enough.   It has gotten …

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Feb 07

Home Schooling: To do or Not to do that is the Question

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Before our little baby girl even arrived my wife and I sat down and had a few somewhat serious conversations about home schooling.  As a public school teacher I was more in tune with the idea than my wife at that time.  While we are still a few years away from her going to school, …

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Feb 06

Landscape Photography Number 21: Devils Tower

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Number 21 of my landscape photography series is a picture of Devils Tower in Wyoming off of Red Beds Trail.  My wife and I have now made it a plan to travel to Yellowstone once every five years and both times we have taken that long road trip to arguably the greatest national park in …

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Feb 05

Devil’s Bridge Trail: Red Rock Country

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Devil’s Bridge Trail is a must do trail for anybody that enjoys a good hike.  It is the largest natural sandstone arch in the area, and at just 1.8 miles roundtrip it is not necessarily a difficult hike.  What makes this a moderately difficult journey is the 400-foot incline from the trailhead to where you …

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Feb 04

We fed some birdies!

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I wanted to give a quick update on our Pinterest Project Pinecone Birdfeeder.  It has been snowy and cold here in our neck of the woods so M and I seem to get a lot of fun out of looking out our big bay window.  We look for squirrels and birdies and sometimes even see …

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Feb 03

Crash Update: A HOLE new garage

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We wanted to give a little update on our smashing super bowl evening.  We are overwhelmed by so many friends, family and neighbors who have poured out their love and generosity to us.  Phone calls, e-mails, text messages, facebook comments, it really means a lot to have so many people who care about us and …

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