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Sand Between Their Toes

When I think of all the places my family has travelled, all the beaches my children’s tiny toes have touched, I am in awe of all God has done.  What a precious, blessed life we live as a military family.  With this life comes sacrifice but so many other families sacrifice more than we will… Continue reading Sand Between Their Toes

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Summer Begins

Summer begins early here in Southern Spain.  Long days with orange sunsets lingering closer to midnight every week. Long days full of sand, friends and long lunches under oversize umbrellas perched atop the lolling seashore. Vista Hermosa is a stone’s throw from the Navy base where we do our grocery shopping and Dr. appts.  How… Continue reading Summer Begins

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Thanksgiving – Taylor Style

Ingredients for a Taylor-style Thanksgiving 1 set of wonderful in-laws willing to house 8 family members for an extended weekend and host Thanksgiving dinner for 18 people 1 set of parents willing to fly Thanksgiving weekend to visit with their daughter and son-in-law, grandson, their in-laws, their son-in-law’s brother’s in-laws, and their in-law’s daughter and… Continue reading Thanksgiving – Taylor Style

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One.

My little guy, you’re ONE today.  ONE year.  365 days.  365 kisses goodnight.  365 little smiles. Three weeks ago I ordered you a birthday cake.  When I hung up the phone I was dumbfounded.  How could I possibly be ordering a cake for a baby who, ONE short year earlier, was making a relatively difficult… Continue reading One.

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Thanksgiving Travels

Friday began our Thanksgiving travels.  We left out of Moron at 7 AM Friday morning and flew to Dover, DE.  A night with friends in DC and now we’re in State College, PA, visiting my parents.  I love these trips.  A few days here, a few days there, a chance to say hello to people… Continue reading Thanksgiving Travels

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Shopping in Sanlucar

Photos to follow tomorrow – I can’t find the cord to my camera to upload photos. A bumpy bus ride along the countryside brought us to Las Dunas Centro Comercial. A quiet, quaint little mall, we had it almost to ourselves. We scurried in and out of stores.  We weaved in and out of dressing… Continue reading Shopping in Sanlucar

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Germany Part 3: Luxembourg

One beautiful sunny day, while in Germany, we decided to head to Luxembourg.  With guidebook in hand we drove along the green pastures between Germany to Luxembourg City. A s we rounded a curve, I caught a glimpse of the walled city perched along the cliffs, grand gingerbread buildings and stiletto steeples tiling the historic… Continue reading Germany Part 3: Luxembourg