Yearly Archive: 2014

Oct 16

Bumpdate (2): 32 weeks

32 weeks pregnant (2)

HERE is my 32 week bumpdate with M How Far Along: 32 weeks!  Yay, it feels good to be that far along.  I read that if the baby happened to come at this point there is a great chance that they would be okay.  So, with my cerclage and always anxious of preterm labor, that makes …

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Oct 15

Oh my oh my a Royals fan until I die

MLB: Kansas City Royals at Chicago White Sox

I usually do not talk about sports on my blog, but today is too good of a day not to.  My Kansas City Royals are back in the World Series.  Move over Amazin’ Mets there is a new team with an incredible story.  I have been a Royals fan my entire life we would go …

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Oct 13

Free Things to do in Alabama

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Free Things to do in Alabama My wife and I love to travel and see as many things and have as many experiences as we can on a given vacation.  When it was just the two of us it was not that big of a deal on paying an admission price, but now that our …

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Oct 11

Great Sand Dunes: Visitor Center & Nature Trail

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One of the great things about the Great Sand Dunes National Park is that it has one outstanding unique scenic viewpoint and you can see it from the deck of its visitor center.  Seeing the sand dunes at the base of Sangre de Cristo Mountains provides for a dramatic contrast of land forms.  Of course, …

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Oct 09

Teaching Tip: Become a Good Storyteller

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Teaching Tip: Become a Good Storyteller A mark of a good teacher is that they can relate whatever information they have to teach to their students.  The meat of the lesson has to make them feel or believe that this is important in order for them to care.  Honestly in an inner city school if …

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Oct 07

Rio Grande Botanical Garden: A Revisit

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The Rio Grande Botanical Garden along with the other 2 attractions that make up the ABQ Biopark are still one of the best bang for your buck city attractions around.  A few years ago I was traveling through Albuquerque and I paid for the combo pass to see all three attractions and I walked away quite …

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Oct 04

Mesalands Dinosaur Museum

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Our little daughter had a blast at the Mesalands Dinosaur Museum during our most recent road trip.  The Mesalands Dinosaur Museum provided our family with the perfect place to get out of our car and stretch our legs.  Located just off of I-40 in the town of Tucumcari the Mesalands Dinosaur Museum is truly a …

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Oct 02

Bumpdate (2): 30 weeks

30 weeks pregnant (2)

HERE is my 30 week bumpdate with M How Far Along: 30 weeks, wowza that is three fourths of the way DONE!!  It goes so fast in the end! Total Weight Gain/Loss: I have gained 17 pounds so far.  I think I’m doing better than I did with my first pregnancy.  Hopefully it will come off faster …

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Sep 30

Best State Parks in America

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As a child I used to hate going to state parks.  Why? Because they were just a run of the mill state park and a not a national park, if it was worth seeing it would be called a national park.  As an adult I still love going to national parks, but now I have saved a …

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Sep 29

What makes our marriage work- revisit the past

I (Karen) got the opportunity to go to a gorgeous outdoor wedding this weekend.  Kenny was sweet enough to watch our little girl while I got all primped up and went on a girls outing with my Mom and sister to a precious friends wedding. I was amazed how just hearing those wedding vows and …

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