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Dear Walmart, Body Lotion is not a Nunchuk

Dear Walmart, Body Lotion is not a Nunchuk

Today, being New Year’s Day and all, was a rare Saturday off for Daddy D.  No mail delivery due to the holiday.  After a leisurely morning of staggered wake ups post family New Year’s Eve party, we headed out to do some shopping.  We were blessed with many a gift […]

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1 commentJanuary 2, 2011 at 5:25 amJohn

Daddy D’s Holiday Wishes

Daddy D’s Holiday Wishes

Daddy D, the mailman, likes me to make postcards for him to hand out during the holiday season to his customers.  Throughout the year he chats with many of the people on his route, and often they will talk about his boyz and what they are up to or how […]

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1 commentDecember 16, 2010 at 6:19 pmJohn

Project #1 in the New House

Project #1 in the New House

Although never a dull moment here at the “D” house, we are starting to settle into our new house.  For almost all of the boyz this is their first move.  The plan is it will be their only move until they are off to college.  Even Seth, the eldest, has […]

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1 commentNovember 8, 2010 at 7:53 pmHouse jennifer John

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

Today there is a post on the Stir at Cafemom written by Jeanne Sager that I contributed to.  Today is  Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.  Today I tell you that I have been there, several times.  The first one was the hardest.  It shattered my bubble of what pregnancy was. […]

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1 commentOctober 15, 2010 at 1:28 pmjennifer John

A Beautiful Reminder of Why

A Beautiful Reminder of Why

I remember when I first met Daddy D.  When his smile or an unexpected compliment to me would make me light up and grin until my cheeks hurt.  How I loved to watch him fix things while working his summer job doing maintenance.  His sense of humor and how he […]

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1 commentOctober 8, 2010 at 4:42 pmJohn Nathan

4th of July Night

4th of July Night

I was a bit disappointed on the 4th that our favorite local fireworks display wasn’t going to happen this year.  I quickly consulted the online version of the paper and found that all of the way across the county they were having one.  The fourth of July without fireworks when […]

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0 commentsJuly 7, 2010 at 4:59 pmEli Gabriel John Nathan Seth

Final Day of Family Vacation

Final Day of Family Vacation

We are enjoying our final day of family vacation before Daddy D heads back to work tomorrow.  I’ve been light on the blogging while he has been home.  We’ve been taking time to enjoy the weather and each other. Tomorrow will be a bit of a shock to all of […]

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0 commentsJune 28, 2010 at 10:18 pmEli Gabriel John Nathan Seth

When You Let A 10 Yr Old Cut Your Hair…

When You Let A 10 Yr Old Cut Your Hair…

When Daddy D’s vacation started at the end of last week one of the things on the seemingly endless to do list was a haircut.  As he is a mailman and wears a hat on any given day of the week as he delivers mail, more often than not he […]

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4 commentsJune 26, 2010 at 2:00 amJohn Seth

A Kindergarten Letter

A Kindergarten Letter

I wrote last week about Daddy D’s trip to Kindergarten to discuss all things mail delivery. Tonight Gabriel got to play mailman and deliver a letter to his dad, and a giant one at that! The letter literally took up the entire table, written on one of the large lined […]

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1 commentMarch 12, 2010 at 5:21 amGabriel John

Daddy D the Letter Carrier Goes to Kindergarten

Daddy D the Letter Carrier Goes to Kindergarten

Today was Daddy D’s day off for the week. As Gabriel’s Kindergarten class was learning about the mail this week it was a great opportunity for Daddy D to go in and talk about his job. Although he was a little anxious (shh, don’t tell him I told you!), he […]

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2 commentsMarch 2, 2010 at 8:46 pmGabriel John