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Emblematic Moment

The poem.

Reasons, they fall apart in the face of the truest desire.
But excuses, they pile up in the corners where dreams did aspire.
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Family Parade

The sun dropped beneath the peaks while we were inside.
The meal was good, we laughed til we nearly cried.
Upon our return to the lit street aglow this night.
I took in the scent of wood fire and a sliver of moonlight.
But what I noticed the most, the piece I’d not trade,
Was the chatter and laughter we shared, a family parade. 

Can’t wait to get back

This is where they tell me it all began. Beal's Island, Maine

This is where they tell me it all began. Beals Island, Maine. Summer 2011.

We have only been home for 2 1/2 days and I can’t wait to get back up to the Down East. Lord willing, we hope to return for a fourth consecutive year in August 2014.

 

Four of the six kids with Amaris at lake house in Maine

Four of the six kids with Amaris at lake house in Maine. Summer 2011.

Family picture at Abrams Pond, Summer 2012.

Family picture at Abrams Pond, Summer 2012.

Beals Island. Summer 2013.

Beals Island. Summer 2013.

 

 

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Destination Homestead

This gallery contains 28 photos.

The highways weren’t what they are now. The times were longer and the family car was crowded. The times were most definitely simpler then. There weren’t games to play, isolating ourselves within the car, but games we played involving us … Continue reading

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18 months of twins

This gallery contains 109 photos.

The twins, Theodore Jamison and Jacqueline Sophia, were born in the same minute, at 7:45pm on April 20, 2010. Yesterday they turned 18 months old. As I went through folders and folders of pictures, realizing that I have thousands of … Continue reading