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Jun 9, 2009 - Graduation Day!!!

June 9, 2009 Graduation Day!!! Matthew’s Graduation was at 2:30 in the afternoon and the Salem Civic Center. Very nice place. We are very proud of him. He did a great job. He joined the Marines and leaves October 26 for Paris Island, SC for Basic training. Please keep him and his mom (Shelley) in your thoughts and prayers. When we got ready to leave the slide would not go back in. Chuck, Ricky and Bill worked on it for a while and finally they got it fixed. Something about, nuts and bolts and rods and shearing and blah, blah, blah. All I...

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Jul 26, 2008 - Shelley's at last

All night driving, trucks, alarms, this is one of those mornings; “Get you own breakfast and make sure you eat it in plastic, I am taking a shower”. I hate “dry-camping”, you have to get wet, turn off the water, then shampoo your hair, then turn on the water, rinse, then off, condition, then turn it on again. Had I not skipped washing my hair the night before, I could have skipped it, but that was not the case. AJ woke up as happy as a lark, oblivious to the previous night’s escapades. He made sure the systems we still working and gave us...

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