a month and a butt

In all this unnecessary craziness.

There was a spouse or a mother that helped her Marine pack.

She helped get their gear together.

With tear filled eyes, she helped fold everything to fit.

She read off the gear list as they double checked everything.

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pockets

it’s the monday giggles…

A two year old referred to her pockets

as snack holes.

And this is

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good to meet you

Over 4 foot-green-apple gum ropes and fireball candies.

That’s how we met.

Mid 1970’s during a high-school baseball game at a snack stand.

Every game thereafter we’d saunter down to the snack stand together during the 7th inning stretch.

And the rest, as they say, is history.

A lot of time has passed since then and our friendship has branched out from the ball park accompanying our shared faith & family life.

How truly blessed we are to have such a long-lasting friendship together.

Where candy continues to (still) be included!

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