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    I’m 44, married and live in a sewerless small town on the central coast of California. I am an Inflammatory Breast Cancer survivor. My passions are reading, knowledge, shopping and photography – in varying order depending upon my mood. Though I’ve always wanted to be really good at something, I find that I’m just pretty good at most things. I live with my husband, Daddy-O, and our sons, Ben and Danny who are 10 and 5. Ben has ADHD and enough natural energy to power the Pacific Time Zone… and he’s not afraid to use it. Danny has Norries – a rare genetic disease causing him to be born blind. It’s a crazy, hectic life but I can’t complain any more than usual.
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Look how big Ben got over the summer! I have been trying to upload other pictures but the stupid free wi-fi at the KOA won’t let me.

We’re in Cascade Locks outside of Portland. It’s a nice campground, sort of. But there is a RR track about 50 yards from our cabin (and my Uncle’s tent). The RR wouldn’t be bad except they blow their whistle directly behind us. All. Night. Long. The train whistle sounded no less than 6 times between 10:30 and 7:00 last night.

We are seeing such beautiful country. The vacation is awesome! But true to form, both boys have gotten sick. Listening to Danny whine and cry for 10 hours had everyone’s nerves on edge.

The reunion starts today. All my extended family is beginning to arrive. This poor KOA may never be the same…


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