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Sunday Snippets 10.5.14

On Sundays, I like to share snippets from our life here in small town Iowa.  It’s been a few weeks since I have posted Sunday Snippets. Sadly, that’s how busy it has been around here. I’m taking a moment to slow down  and reflect on these snippets from our life these last few weeks. Take…
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Our Vacation to Michigan

Slowly, I am getting back into some sort of a routine after being on vacation. It has been nice to take a blogging break  and not have to worry about getting a post written every day. I haven’t written a book review for a few weeks and I have enjoyed that break as well. But,…
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Fifteen

Last week, Pat and I had our 15th wedding anniversary.  We celebrated the weekend before because I was out of town on our actual anniversary. I have looked back on our life together and remembered the giddy days, the days of excitement to see each other, the days of only talking on the phone or…
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Gorkow Family Vacation – Pensacola Beach – 2013

Being on vacation made me realize how often I am with our kids, but not really WITH them.  You know what I mean?  I am so focused on the next thing on my list, the next place to be, event to attend, etc that I have been missing out on conversations, fun times, and memories.…
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Scenes from Our Summer

Our summer is half over already.  It seems like we have barely started.  But the kids have been kept pretty busy with baseball, basketball camps, jump rope camp, show choir camp, discovery camp and swimming lessons.  They have also had some down time at the pool, jumping on the trampoline and of course, hanging out…
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Love At First Chat….er….Sight

Fifteen years ago, I was working from home on my computer.  I was entering data into a program to keep track of statistics at the homeless shelter I was running.  Over the course of the day, I had gotten several “instant message” requests from strangers wanting to chat on AOL.  Keep in mind, this was…
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Day #33 of Summer Vacation

Days 29-32 will be featured in my Nashville post later. Today, Pat spent a good share of the day digging out the dirt for our new patio.  The rock comes tomorrow and hopefully some patio bricks will be layed out this weekend!  
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Day #28 of Summer Vacation

All of us have been reading this summer.  Reagan is only one book away from her free book at Barnes and Noble already.  What we are currently reading: Pat is reading LAST OF THE SEALS by Greg Messel….this yet to be published book will be featured in August as a guest review from my husband!…
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Things I Love – My Husband

Things I love……………….. This is my feature where I get to share something that I just love. Since you are my friends, I like sharing things I love with others. It could be anything from a new product, food, recipe, song, image, to a person and everything in between. This will be something I am…
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VACATION!

Here are some photos from our recent family vacation to Tennessee. My husband’s sister and her family also went on the trip. We spent time in Nashville and the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and downtown Nashville. We rocked out to a new and upcoming band, “American Bang” on July 4th. We then traveled on to Sevierville/Pidgeon…
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