Sail Away With Me

Highlights from an outstanding time onboard the Disney Dream.

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Let it Snow!

22 plus inches of snow is upon us here in New Hampshire. I know, I know. Some of you despise snow. This post is for you. This post is to remind you to be grateful and to choose joy. Always choose joy. So as we gear up for the storm here’s 22 things (one for […]

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This is Life.

Today is our fifth wedding anniversary. It literally seems like yesterday we were planning our big day. The memory of our wedding day plays over and over in my mind. A day of epic joy. Overflowing excitement. Fruition. I could relive this day over and over. Best. Day. Ever. And then life happens. Oh life. […]

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On a Whim

Last week I text Andrew midday with a simple message… “no plans next weekend, let’s get away”. And that was that. He took the wheel, booked us a hotel, and took a half day on Friday to pack up the car and ship the pup to the kennel. We adventured up to North Conway with […]

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The. One.

The one. As in the one that changes everything. The one that alters the course of all tomorrows. That college you’d give anything to get an acceptance letter from. The man that stops you in your tracks. The cry of your newborn(s) as air fills their lungs for the very first time. As many of […]

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Some of the Hard Stuff

I have a kid with special needs. The invisible kind. Invisible until, of course it becomes visible. Like today. Today, his struggles were brought to the surface; strikingly visible and in your face. My phone rang during a mid-afternoon meeting. I looked down at the incoming call and, as the school name flashed across my […]

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Life Takes Doing Homework

“Life takes doing homework.” This was a statement I shared with my step son this week which turned into one of the best life lessons I have taught him. Sometimes as a parent you walk away from a interaction or conversation with your kids and you think to yourself. “Did I just say that? Wow […]

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The Pause Button.

I have to admit I have tried to write a blog a few times over the last week but have been pulled away by different things. There is plenty to write about and share but there just isn’t enough time in the day to sit down for 20 mins and capture my thoughts. We have […]

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