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Peaceful Paddling

My wife and I had a “staycation” of sorts this weekend…and it was everything we’d hoped it would be.

We’ve been on go, go, go mode for so long, it seems. This was an opportunity to recharge our batteries and just enjoy a few days together. As we sit here in continued relaxation mode afterward, both of us would tell you it definitely was worth it.

My parents are out of town for the week and so we went to their place for the weekend. They have a pool, the lake is nearby – why not? It was fabulous.

Granted, we were aided by essentially perfect weather. 70-something and sunny the past two days, with a nice little breeze in there at times. Amazing.

We did some poolside sitting (and napping), played a little golf,  sat and talked a lot, saw some friends for dinner one night. Simple pleasures.

What we did the most, though, was canoe. We spent probably seven or eight hours out on the water the past two days. Time well spent.

Sure, we threw our lures into the water in hopes of reeling in the big one while we were out there. But, fishing wasn’t the main attraction. Exploring a body of water I’d never really been able to before and getting to do that with my wife was a winning combination.

I’ve included a short video from one of the areas we were able to experience this morning. Hope you enjoy it at least somewhat as much as we did.

Peaceful paddling. Wonderful weekend. Batteries recharged. No complaints. 🙂

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Work Crew Heroes

Sheriff to cut sentences of inmates who helped fallen deputy

Nice story right here of some prison inmates, stepping in to help a deputy on their work detail who had become ill.

There is plenty of good out there in the world, friends!

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Grace On Top Of Grace

Gotta take a moment today to just give thanks for all of the blessings in my life. Didn’t deserve any of them. Got ’em anyway. Way cool.
 

“Lord, how You’ve loved me, I don’t deserve…grace on top of grace. More than I’ve asked for, more than I’m worth…grace on top of grace.”