Day 173: Octopus love

I fell in love with Mr. Octopus when I walked into a November craft fair and spotted him across the room: towering above the sand and rock, beak reaching to the water’s surface over stiff extended arms, skin red, suction cups at attention.

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Day 114: A Thanksgiving toast from Kwajalein

As much as I try to remind my kids that Thanksgiving is a time to practice gratitude, for Brad at least, Thanksgiving Day is all about the mashed potatoes.

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Day 70: From small-town Nebraska to a dot in the Pacific

From small town Nebraska, to a dot in the Pacific, we’re welcoming my parents to Kwajalein this week.

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