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Theme Nights

Every year at the beach we have these crazy Theme Nights.  We’ve had everything from Zoo Night to Western Night to Pirate Night, and more.  The games that we play are always ridiculously fun.  This is a picture of my … Continue reading

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Sisters

This is Anne and Frances. Anne and Frances They are my husband Tom’s sisters.  When Tom and I started dating, Anne was seven and Frances was four.  So we’ve pretty much always been in each other’s lives.  When I was … Continue reading

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Cousin Love

One of the best things about our annual family beach trips has been the opportunity for our daughters to be close to their aunts and uncles and cousins.  The girls have always had a bit of a grudge that they … Continue reading

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Jack at the Charleston Fountains. One of my favorite pictures ever. He didn’t understand why everyone was laughing.

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Jack and Laura at the Tall Ships

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Jack and Lizzie

This is Jack and Lizzie, the best nephew and niece in the world. They have provided us with countless wonderful, fun, and funny beach memories.  Jack has always been frustrated that he is the only boy cousin.  He is also … Continue reading

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Beach Memories

  It really does seem like just yesterday that my own children were playing at the beach.  It’s hard to believe that this year’s beach trip will include two new grandchildren.  I really don’t know how the years have slipped … Continue reading

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What If Our Beach Trips Were a Reality Show?

This coming Sunday we head to the beach for the annual Kirby Family Beach Trip.  We’re been doing this for longer than my children can remember.  What a journey it has been!  As I look back, I hold so many … Continue reading

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“I Haven’t Really Been Here For Me Either.”

My father-in-law has Alzheimer’s Disease.  There, I’ve said it.  It’s a very hard thing to say, and even harder to accept. Chuck has always been rather scatterbrained.  I remember him driving down the wrong side of a highway thirty-some years … Continue reading

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