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Readin’ – My Love Affair With Books

I’ve been an avid reader for almost my entire life. My love of reading originated when my 3rd grade teacher read the book, Charlotte’s Web, to us. A little at a time. At the end of each day if we completed … Continue reading

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A Happy Husband

One of the things that makes me most happy is to do things for and with my family to make them happy. While there are lots of small, everyday things that I do to make them happy, I also love … Continue reading

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Falconry (ˈfal-kən-rē)

We had an interesting experience over the holidays.  Our daughter is dating a guy who is a falconer.  When he came to visit, he brought his bird, a female Red-tailed Hawk, and we had the opportunity to learn more about … Continue reading

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Our First Summer With a Lake Cottage

It has always been DSH’s dream to own a place at The Lake. This year we realized that dream when we bought the Little Cottage on The Lake. It’s not fancy, but it sits on a nice, flat lot, has … Continue reading

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Shootout!

We went to a shootout last weekend. Not that kind of shootout! The Shootout is an annual event at the Lake of the Ozarks – the largest unsanctioned boat race in the Midwest with over 100 racers and 100,000 spectators.  … Continue reading

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Our Little Cottage By the Lake

Once upon a time, there was a young girl. This is the young girl with her best friend from high school the year they dressed as hobos for Halloween. These are her parents a few years ago at the Halloween … Continue reading

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Readin’ – The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian

The Sandcastle Girls is Chris Bohjalian’s 15th book, and was released on July 17, 2012. The Sandcastle Girls bookcover. This is a fictional account of two women who are related by their Armenian ancestry – one from the early 1900s … Continue reading

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