Blog - August 2017

When is Fathers Day not Fathers Day?

When is Fathers Day not Fathers Day?

The tough truth

  • The tough truth
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The first Sunday in September is the day we celebrate our Dads!  Mark it in the calendar now - Sunday September 3rd.

I like Fathers Day.  It is an excuse to get a little mushy about how much your Dad means to you.  We all think it and know it but to actually come out and say “Dad, you’re awesome” is a heart warmer.  While they like to pretend its water off a ducks back, the reality is that Dad’s appreciate this little show of affection way more than they allow themselves to believe.  After all doesn’t everyone glow in an unadulterated display of love and affection once in a while?

Confession time.  I also love Fathers Day because it is not like Mothers Day (in our household …more »

Posted By: Lynsey on Wed, 23 Aug 2017 @ 10:34:37 - View comments (0)   Add a comment

No time for holiday blues...

No time for holiday blues...

Straight back into it!

  • Straight back into it!
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…and in the blink of an eye we are back!

Isn’t that always the way.  So much excited anticipation and then before you know it, it’s all over and reality is staring you in the face. Back to the old routine albeit a little sleepy and jet lagged.  Before we know it the freshly created memories, dancing happily in the forefront of our minds, will be all but photos eliciting content and happy sighs of awesome times somewhere in the mosh pit of the distant past.

Alas, such memories are what it is all about.  Good times come and go in the humdrum of everyday life but it wasn’t for them I’m not sure the 9-5 would cut it.  Our trip certainly brought home the importance of family and …more »

Posted By: Lynsey on Mon, 7 Aug 2017 @ 11:42:22 - View comments (0)   Add a comment