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Fan Favorite:  My Dad, The Brooklyn Dodger

Opening day of the Washington Nationals is akin to a holiday for me, so what better day than today to rerun one of my favorite posts from 2014. I’ll take you back to when my dad was discovered by Brooklyn Dodgers scouts and signed by the Dodgers to attend their training camp and try out for the team…  Dad […]

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Dealing With Grief Positively

It’s hard to believe it’s been two years since I lost my dad. Some days it seems like it was forever ago, but other days it seems like just yesterday.  We all deal with grief differently, and I choose to deal with mine in the same way Dad taught me to deal with everything else […]

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Here’s What’s Up

Ten days ago Bill and I headed to Blacksburg for a Friday night Virginia Tech game against North Carolina State.  Blacksburg is our home-away-from-home, and we always have so much fun when we’re in town.  Our first order of business was drinks and dinner at Cabo Fish Taco!   Friday morning we hit our favorite […]

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When The Brooklyn Dodgers Recruited My Dad

What better day than the opening day of baseball to honor my dad, and brag about his baseball accomplishments!  Dad would never have told you these things, but if you started asking questions, he would have told you some great baseball stories.  Asking Dad’s friends about his baseball accomplishments; however, opened a floodgate of stories […]

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A Family Of Runners

My husband Bill started running my longer training runs with me to keep me company and before he knew it, he was up to 16 miles. One day I saw a new marathon in our area and decided to sign up for it. He was at work when I called to see if he wanted […]

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Letting Your Children Soar

I wasn’t the mother that put a mirror under my baby’s nose to make sure he was breathing.  In fact, I was a very relaxed new mom and I’m not sure why, but I think it had to do with faith. I had faith that the good Lord above was looking over my family; and […]

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My Dad, The Brooklyn Dodger

On this first Father’s Day without my dad, I thought it would be the perfect time to brag about Dad’s baseball accomplishments!  Dad would never have told you these things, but if you started asking questions, he would have told you some great baseball stories.  Asking Dad’s friends about his baseball accomplishments; however, opened a […]

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