[21 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

The trip to and back to Port Charlotte, a total of almost 24 hours of driving went very smoothly. Which is a nice break from some recent trips in the Ark that went awry. We did do some modifications to our usual setup in the ark though. This time we setup one of the front passenger chairs to a bed for Nora.

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[21 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Pre-Thanksgiving Journey The trip to and back to Port Charlotte, a total of almost 24 hours of driving went very smoothly. Which is a nice break from some recent trips in the Ark that went awry. We did do some modifications to our usual setup in the ark though. This time we setup one of the front passenger chairs to a bed for Nora.
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[31 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Sands of Time. Since Nora's birth, I have been having trouble keeping up with Life's frantic pace. Between Nora growing up before our eyes and the bills that seem to come non-stop I have been losing track of time. Weeks seems like they only consist of Mondays Fridays and Sundays. I feel as if the sands of time are falling and I am trying in vain to catch them in my hand but they just keep slipping through my fingers.
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[9 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]
Nora and I’s Thing Since Nora was first able to walk we have had a special thing we share together. She calls it going to the elevator. Our house sits in a historic downtown area and just down the street from us is the Crown Plaza Hotel, a.k.a. "The Grand" to locals. It was once a train depot back in the late 1800s early 1900s. So it is pretty large and has hallways and large lobby areas in which to walk around. A perfect place to let a child burn off some energy on a cold or rainy evening. Which was the main reason for the visits.
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[16 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Long Road to Cincinnati . . . After arriving at the campground, which luck would have it, was only 2 miles from Ruby Tuesday, Sharon suggested we just save money and time, and just push on to Cincinnati in the morning instead of stopping at the Lost Sea. I had a Clark Griswold moment where there was no way in hell was I not going to the Lost Sea. We planned on it, were looking forward to it, and by god we were going to see it and have a great time! It was my Wally World!! We were going to have a f*****g Lost Sea Adventure!!!! . . .
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[31 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Pits and Whiskers: An obsession Every child has his or her "security blanket". Sometimes it might be a certain blanket, toy or something else that gives them comfort. For Nora her security objects are a little different. They are Sharon's armpits and my unshaven face. Yes, I said Sharon's armpits, affectionately known to Nora as the Pits.
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[18 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Lost Sole Dedication to the Boston Marathon Bombing Victims As the Boston Marathon tragedy unfolded I was glued to the TV and online media outlets trying to find out more information. My desire to know what was going on was so great, and I imagine from the frenzy on social media, I was not the only one.
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