The Adventures of John, Abby, Valor, Percy & Mystery!

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69 seconds of fame

Valor’s Superman video was recently featured on our friend Jen’s new blog, EPBOT. He shares the post with his young ninja friend, Isaiah (or “Mister I”) who used to come play with us once a week. Step back in...

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leaps and bounds

After a month or two of backing up, Valor passed the 10-month mark and sprang into action, developmentally speaking. First, he was able to sit up by himself (from a lying down position). I walked into his room after...

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up in the air

Patient readers have endured my rambling about wealth management and Abby’s meditation on Dora and aging, and you are thinking: where is the main attraction? I will try to remedy this. One of the fun things about the small...

touch of grey

“The glory of young men is their strength, gray hair the splendor of the old.” –Proverbs 20:29, NIV In December 1962 my father rode home from a hayride with three of his best buds. They all fell asleep and...

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what John’s been up to

Wow. It’s been over two months since I wrote a blog post—how neglectful! Well, my excuse is that April and May, even when they aren’t compromised by a sudden relocation to another part of the country, are really crunch-time...

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arms and the man

When we first moved in, we were intrigued by the flags with the subdivision’s “coat of arms.” Abby: Well, the pineapple is a symbol of hospitality. John: Is that a leaf? or a clover? Abby: I think it’s an...