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We welcome you to leave your comments and thoughts at the end of this post! First, I have to say, I literally laugh EVERY single time I see Lloyd Bridges in this shot from Airplane. I try to imagine if he was upside down when they took the pic, or if it was hair gel [...]

Don’t even care if anyone will ever see this, but I have to write this somewhere. I REALLY miss my girl as Christmas gets closer. I keep all of my posts professional, but can’t right now. There’s nobody to put up all the Christmas decorations, nobody to spend 10 hours putting up stuff that nobody [...]

We Did It Ourselves… By Steve Hoogenakker Bear with me, this will all tie out in the end. Scene 1: It was November 4th 2011. My daughter was getting married the next day. In preparation for the father of the bride toast, I spent hours searching for the profound piece of advice I could give [...]

“OLD AGE AND TREACHERY WILL OVERCOME YOUTH AND SKILL!”, REALLY? By Steve Hoogenakker It was a Friday afternoon in this past November. We were sitting down having pizza in the company “War Room”. A young man came in, a new employee on the rise. One of the managers introduced us. He introduced me as [...]

She’s Going Home! God called, they have a lot to do and they want Teri to help. If you have prayers, there’s no better time to ask, because Teri is on the job, she loves you and she likes to stay busy. She passed away in the loving arms of an incredible extended family that [...]

I am standing on the sea shore Teri is sleeping comfortably at the hospice house. It is beautiful, just like her, it’s where she belongs. I am standing on the sea shore. A ship at my side spreads her white sails to the morning breeze and starts for the blue ocean. She is an object [...]

Saturday, November 5, 2011 9:08 AM, CDT written by Steve Hoogenakker Going to Kirsten’s wedding today “We’re going to the chapel and we’re…Going to get Married.” Well, not us, but if you are over 40 yrs old, I’ve stuck that song in your head for awhile! Yes, Kirstens wedding is today. It was moved up [...]

Today’s doctor visit We had an important meeting with the doctor today. There’s no good way to put this. He said Teri has about 2-3 months to live without any further treatment and 4-5 months with chemo or one of the new experimental treatments. The other option is to consider hospice. Teri’s pretty wiped out, [...]

Babbitt Knights? The sign at the end of highway 21 up in Babbitt said “1976 Minnesota State Baseball Champions”. The last time I saw the sign, it was so faded that if you didn’t know what it said, you couldn’t read it. The sign was faded but the spirit that the town created isn’t faded [...]

You can listen to Reba and watch her video here. It’s one of those things that can only be created in a very few occasions of a long life, moments when we think of others and we are not thinking of ourselves. Enjoy the video by clicking here If I Had Only Known (Mark)Now if [...]