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Doggie Paddle

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While on the road, we found the best way to get a shower was to find a local community center where we could take a swim before using their showers. Richard quickly found that the doggie paddle was the best stroke to give a workout to the forearms. I can’t imagine what we looked like paddling back and forth among the splashing children and serious lane swimmers. Here’s how I know that Richard and Charlie [...]


Martha’s Dodge Caravan: Our New Home


The perfect solution to our transportation issue just landed in our laps as my mother Martha decided to fast-track her search for a new car and hand her old Dodge Caravan to us. Luckily, the van is extended in length and provides enough room for a proper foam mattress in the back. My dad, Deane, then found an old adjustable bed frame, lifted and reinforced it with blocks of wood, and added a sheet of [...]