Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

As we come upon Thanksgiving, I want to wish each and everyone one a wonderful day filled with the joy that being grateful brings….Life is truly a blessing and while there will always be good times and not so good times, please take the time to reflect.  The good times will always be intentional and self thought driven…The not so good times will always be the lessons and the work required to get to those good times.  And when you view it that way, it makes those less than stellar experiences noteworthy, enlightening and redefining…..Cherish your memories and time with family and friends as much as you cherish your toys and you will have no regrets or disappointments.

Thank you mom, for the gifts you continue to give, the lessons you continue to teach, the support you still give from above that continues to inspire me  to not only do better, but enjoy the journey as much as the destination….. Happy Thanksgiving….

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Summer endings…Part 1

Summer endings…Part 1

Well it is that time again where we have to pull the boats and I start to go into my depression. I think this year will be different, I think I will re-acquaint myself with Maine. As I reflect on my summer boating season, there were a few rides that stood out.

The first being our annual family vacation to honor Ginny our mom. This year we rented a house in Oak Bluffs Martha’s Vineyard. The rental property just happened to include a dock for the boat and a private beach. What a great week we had. Other than blowing one of the transmissions in the boat the memories were awesome and worth every penny.

I highly recommend spending time there especially with kids. So much for them to do all within walking distance. Between the famous carousal, jaws bridge, bowling, movies, Backdoor Donuts and great food what else could you ask for. Renting bikes, cars mopeds, jet skis!

The kids truly appreciated it and I know Ginny was watching down upon us and smiling. Every year we will celebrate her legacy, thank her for the lessons she shared and the values she taught us to always appreciate. We will also make sure we grant her most important wish: That the grandchildren always know each other and reminded just who they are and where they came from….

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