Category Archives: Flo

Facebook Post: 2021-09-14T01:17:56 (minivan adventures)

Minivan Adventures – September Edition ~~~ Just to highlight that, with the right perspective, even the most simple routines can be adventures, I’ll recount the happenings of last weekend… I thought it would be fun for Zofia and I to take a weekend trip to see Joe’s first game of the season with the Richmond Generals on Saturday, and catch… Read more »

Facebook Post: 2021-06-21T01:01:31 (UUCH)

Much to Celebrate ~~~ This weekend was mostly filled with work and household upkeep. But, interspersed was a small outdoor gathering at the UU church on Saturday, celebrating the upcoming Solstice and the newly federally recognized holiday, Juneteenth. Sunday was the usual busyness, but we managed to round everyone up for a few moments, just before sunset, for some impromptu… Read more »

The Symbology of the Cones

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  ⭐ The front left cone represent focus; being fully in the present moment. ⭐ The front right cone represents opportunity, whether it be overlooked or seized readily. ⭐ The two side middle cones symbolize unseen Universal guidance, gently nudging us back on course when we lose our way. ⭐ The rear two cones, though lower in stature and seemingly… Read more »

Healthy Heart

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Joe had his annual heart check-up today.  They do an echocardiogram and just check things over. When he's a little older, they'll do a stress test.  But, he's in great shape.  Even though we knew that, it's always reassuring to get a good report.  It reminds me of those scary days when he was an infant and we didn't know… Read more »

What Color is Your Leisure Suit?

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Since we were already out for her piano lesson, afterwards, Flo and I sought out a quiet place for her to study her Spanish vocabulary a bit, before her tutoring session tomorrow. We ended up at Martin's grocery store cafe. Flo got caught up on things, and we had a good laugh about some of the words… like "leisure suit."… Read more »

About Us

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Darren and I met in French class, in 1988 at Kennebecasis Valley High School, in New Brunswick, Canada.  I had just moved there with my parents when my Dad's job transferred him there.  We dated from 1988 to 1993, when I left college in my second year, and had to return to the United States, since I could not work in… Read more »

Summer ReCap

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Oops! Another whole season has drifted into the realm of memories now, and I've obviously neglected updating our family weblog here. The Summer is winding down, and we're already starting to schedule activities for the upcoming year and organizing ourselves for another adventurous year of homeschooling! We finished off the Spring season, celebrating our 18th anniversary at the end of… Read more »