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Ice Cream – Day 145

Ice Cream – Day 145 By Renee Bodkin   First Ice Cream of the “Summer Season” Does this need any further explanation?! And… can I post this for each place that we go? We went to Hibbards in Lewiston.  After the boys ate their ice cream they ran around the park across the street from…

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Memorial Day – Day 141

Memorial Day – Day 141 By Renee Bodkin   Memorial Day.  A day of remembrance.  Honor.  Memorial started after the Civil War to remember the over 620,000 Americans who died on both sides of the Civil War.  It was first known as Decoration Day  because it was a day to “decorate” the graves of fallen…

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Saturday Gratitude – Day 139

Saturday Gratitude – Day 139 By Renee Bodkin Spring is finally – for sure – here.  And summer is – I believe – right around the corner.  So we woke up with gratitude for a nice day and a weekend of family and friends.   We started the morning with some much needed yardwork.  Our…

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Lamborghini Sighting – Day 137

Lamborghini Sighting – Day 137 By Renee Bodkin   So Lucian is my errands buddy.  It seems almost daily I have errands, somewhere to go, something to do and Lucian almost always volunteers to come along for the ride to keep me company.  This time with Lucian is priceless.  We chat and laugh and it’s…

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CAT Testing – Day 136

CAT Testing – Day 136 By Renee Bodkin   I have to laugh as I typed out “CAT Testing Day 136” and thought, “Yes, it feels like it’s taking 136 days to complete this test!” And as much as I’d love to complain about this CAT (California Achievement Test) testing.  I opt to take a…

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Eagles – Day 133

Eagles – Day 133 By Renee Bodkin Eagles.  Such majestic birds.  But there is an even bigger, more significant story behind the Eagle for Boy Scouts.  Eagle is the highest rank in Boy Scouts.  Only………..   Today we were fortunate enough to be invited to this young man’s Eagle Court of Honor.  Philip is friend’s…