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Five flippin’ years ALREADY?!?!

August 18, 2007 :: 12:55 AM
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august twenty-fourth two thousand two :: the venetian :: blogcon 2002

This is one of my most favorite wedding pictures… It still blows my wee little introvert mind that I hopped on a plane to go to Vegas to meet a bunch of people I only knew from their blogs.  I still can’t believe that bloggers were at my wedding!  God bless teh interweb!

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Reflections…

July 07, 2007 :: 8:09 PM

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dragonfly :: gkp :: july fourth two thousand seven

There’s so many lessons I’ve had to learn the hard way, that I am becoming amazingly aware of what I have, what it took me to get it and how it compares to others.  I may complain a lot (too much), but I know I have it good.

When people hear my life story to this point, they are almost always sorry for me.  I don’t get it.  I really don’t.  Sure, I was dealt a bad hand, but you have to play it.  There really isn’t much of a choice… besides forfeit and I’m not one to quit.

So anyway… this land we own in Maine is now my number two obsession. (There’s something going on with the Goo Goo Dolls, but I don’t want to discuss it.)  One of the first times we drove out there after we owned it outright, I looked at our neighbors and all the other houses on the other lakes nearby and I wondered if they knew how lucky they were.  Then it hit me.  I was one of those people now. I was lucky.  I worked hard and I would one day have one of those houses…

It put everything into perspective. And I haven’t looked back since.

I took this pic while sitting on the shore of GKP, watching our neighbors play in the water, on the water and near the water.  It was, without a doubt, one of the most fulfilling moments of my life (and the pic didn’t come out half bad either!).

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Road Trip!

June 24, 2007 :: 4:46 PM

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view of gkp :: shapleigh, me

We own a half acre of waterfront property in Shapleigh, ME.  The brush is not cleared out (yet), so J and I battled our way to the view. 

I think it was worth it.

 

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