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    Happy Birthday Dad!

    My sister-in-law wrote a touching post for her dad on his birthday, and I liked the idea so much I tucked it away until today- my dad’s 63rd birthday! So dad, here are some ways that I’ve been thankful for your life and how you’ve cared for me over the years. I’m thankful for how you taught me to enjoy nature. Off the top of my head, some of my most enjoyable times growing up were when taking a family drive around Presque Isle to watch the sunset over Lake Superior, cross-country skiing in the woods on the fit strip behind our house, the putter of an outboard motor on…

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    Friday fluff-“as seen on TV”

    Have you ever been to a place you’ve seen on TV or in the movies your whole life? Was it as cool as you thought it would be when you went there? Recently a friend tagged me in a photo of this: This is a frozen banana stand on Balboa Island. For those of you who aren’t familar with the show Arrested Development the characters in the show own a frozen banana stand & talk a lot about family responsibilities in staffing said banana stand. My friend wrote under the picture: “balboa island is just how i imagined it. (it’s where lucille lives on arrested development.) hello george michael bluth!”…