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The new deck!

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Finally I am posting pictures of my new front deck (porch).

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DIRTYBUNNY 8/18/2014 11:05AM

    I love the lights at the top of the posts, and the dark stain takes the whole project to a new level--completely out of the ordinary! Excellent (proportional) use of the space so it looks like it's original to the house plan and not just put on as an afterthought. I like how you didn't cover the windows to the side or block any of the access to the garage--good planning! emoticon

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FIT4MEIN2013 8/7/2014 11:55AM

    Very nice! I love the dark finish!

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LJCANNON 8/7/2014 7:16AM

    emoticon Beautiful Job!!

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GOANNA2 8/7/2014 5:38AM

    Looks great. emoticon

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BUBBLESTOO 8/6/2014 11:24PM

    Very nice Pat, are those lights on top of the posts?

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LOLAJO54 8/6/2014 8:43PM

    I love it and the colour stain you chose ...
It goes perfect with the house ..
lol wish I lived close I would get your contractors name to get him to do our do not think he would come to Canada ...
Your pictures are just great .. emoticon

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A great day with my three favorite guys.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Today my husband and two grandsons went to the water park. It was the perfect day with the high of 80 and plenty of sun. We had a great time.

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BUBBLESTOO 8/5/2014 9:01PM

    Looks like lots of fun and good times!

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PHATPAT18 8/1/2014 6:17PM

    Thanks for commenting on my blog. It sure it fun having time to spend with the grandkids. Retirement is great fun.

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REXTINE1 8/1/2014 5:44PM

    That reminds me of my youth - and Cedar Point. I wonder if it's still in business.

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GOANNA2 8/1/2014 3:11AM

    Looks like you had a great day. Good for you. emoticon

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CTOMEK1-123 8/1/2014 1:49AM

    Looks like a perfect day Pat!

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LOLAJO54 7/31/2014 9:23PM

    oh wow Pat that place looks amazing
I so bet it was the perfect day!!

our water parks are no way like yours fun fun fun

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TRAVELGRRL 7/31/2014 7:46PM

    I think being with grandkids helps to keep you young! My only granddaughter is nearly two but lives 1800 miles away. We can skype, but it's not the same.

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Happy Birthday

Friday, February 14, 2014

My grandson is turning one today. He had his first piece of birthday cake and thoroughly enjoyed it. This was a practice birthday cake because today is his birthday, but his real party is on Sunday.

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IRISHEI 9/13/2014 12:22PM

    Adorable little guy! Looks like he enjoyed the cake. He must be a Valentine birthday or close to it. emoticon They sure grow up fast don't they. My grandkids are 6-1/2, 6 and 3-1/2 and no babies anymore. They are lots of fun and much joy to me.
Hope your weekend is wonderful and you are warm wherever you are. Cold here in OH today, only 57. emoticon
hugs, Irishe Ei emoticon

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TRAVELGRRL 2/18/2014 6:00PM

    Ha~ Funny about the practice birthday cake. My daughter did it with her 1-year-old who didn't care about it either time. Ha! Maybe a less-sugar-addicted-generation????

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    Happy Birthday to your grandson! My nephew turned a year old this year too and they are so much to watch on there first birthday.

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MYTHMYTH 2/16/2014 8:54AM

    Sooo cute!

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REXTINE1 2/15/2014 4:40PM

    He looks as if he's really enjoying the cake.

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GOANNA2 2/15/2014 11:32AM

    Happy Birthday to him. He is sure enjoying the cake.

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BUBBLESTOO 2/15/2014 12:51AM

    What a cutie!

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NANCYPAT1 2/15/2014 12:28AM


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LOLAJO54 2/14/2014 9:26PM


a valentine boy

Happy Birthday Davis emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SCOTTIEOWNER 2/14/2014 8:05PM

  One word - PRECIOUS!

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LJOYCE55 2/14/2014 7:12PM

  Don't you love how they act on their first birthday. Everything is a wonder to them. Glad you were there to enjoy it.

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Polar Bear Open

Saturday, February 01, 2014

Today my husband had to work at the Polar Bear Open. It is a golf tournament to benefit needy children and single parents. He asked me to come take some pictures, but I got there too late to get pictures of the golfers. I was put to work cleaning the carts (great exercise) and quickly found out that all the carts were fueled by alcohol. I threw away many half filled coffee cups, but not one single half filled beer can. It was fun to help out. There was plenty of snow still on the ground, but the air temps were in the 40's.

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LOLAJO54 5/1/2014 8:27PM

    bet the grass is green there now

keep missing your blogs

hugs Jo

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REXTINE1 2/4/2014 10:19AM

    Coffee gets cold, but beer doesn't get warm at 40 degrees.

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TRAVELGRRL 2/2/2014 3:10PM

    Very nice! Fueled by alcohol? The carts or the drivers? LOL

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HEALTHYLU1 2/2/2014 10:06AM

    Thanks for your contribution to helping needy children and single parents!

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GOANNA2 2/2/2014 7:06AM

    Looks so cold! Glad you got some exercise.

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Back from vacation.

Friday, January 03, 2014

I have to say the temptation to overeat on vacation is lessened by the temptation to walk the beach and pick up shells and coral. Here are some of the more beautiful pieces picked on the beautiful shores of Pompano Beach, just north of Miami. A lighthouse down the beach, but unfortunately on the other side of the channel was also a favorite walking spot.

The lighthouse is just over my husband's shoulder.

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SUTERSPACE 1/11/2014 3:55PM

    I bet it was just wonderful!! I absolutely love being on the beach! I am forever picking up bright, shiny and colorful rocks when we go to the beach in Washington!

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ALIIDA 1/6/2014 7:48AM

    It's a great time to have a vacation and get away from winter,

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REXTINE1 1/4/2014 2:27PM

    I'm glad you had a good vacation. We're on the west coast, so it's a little cooler here in the winter and warmer in the summer, but still a year round vacation.

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GOANNA2 1/4/2014 6:34AM

    Thanks for sharing. Happy New Year!

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TRAVELGRRL 1/3/2014 9:50PM

    You are a better woman than me! Vacations are my downfall. Here's to a wonderful, successful 2014!

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MYTHMYTH 1/3/2014 2:35PM

    Looks like it was a lovely vacation

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SAM60SUMTHINK 1/3/2014 2:07PM

    Sounds like you had a lovely vacation, Pat!! WONDERFUL!!


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