Category Archives: Family Life

Our Vows For Two Voices Celebration

  We got married on May 5, 1996. That date was chosen because we thought it would make it really, really hard for me to forget our anniversary. You know how men are. If I could just remember the month, … Continue reading

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We had to say goodbye to Max III today. For the past few weeks, he had been having difficulty getting up and down. His rear legs just didn’t seem to have enough strength to lift him. When we went to … Continue reading

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The Great Kitchen Makeover – Part II

Gosh, it has been a long time since the last update. That’s because we have been working constantly on our project and haven’t had time to post. Our goal was to have it done in time for our first home … Continue reading

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The Great Kitchen Makeover – Part One

It all started when we went to Home Depot in the Fall of 2012 to get a gallon of paint. While there, we saw a refrigerator we really liked. It wasn’t just that it was stainless steel and it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Hot Stove Day

Traditionally, the period between the end of the World Series and the start of Spring training is referred to by old time baseball people as The Hot Stove League. It’s that time of year when fans, players and management all … Continue reading

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Remembering Phil Everly

Back in the 50’s, American music was in transition. The Mills Brothers and the Andrews Sisters were being replaced by the pulsating rhythms of black culture, thanks to Chuck Berry and Elvis Presley.  Not everyone was happy about the change. I remember one … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol

Every year, Trinity Theater in Providence stages a production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”. It has become such a Rhode Island tradition over the past 30 years that it plays to packed houses twice a day from Thanksgiving to … Continue reading

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