Monthly Archives: June 2011

Shall We Dance?

I grew up in a “no dancing” context so it would be accurate to conclude that I am no expert on dancing.  The closest I’ve come to any experience is doing the “Hokey-Pokey” and that “shake it all about” still makes … Continue reading

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What I Love about Being a Dad

I am 23 years into the “Dad” thing and I love it!  Deb and I have been blessed with two sons and a daughter.  I vividly remember the day each was born.  Our firstborn came two weeks late; our middle … Continue reading

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Creating vs. Critiquing

Disney-Pixar animated movie “Ratatouille”  features a character named Anton Ego.  A restaurant critic, he is one of several obstacles that lies in the way of Remmy realizing his dream of becoming a chef, a rather impossible dream since Remmy is a rat.  The … Continue reading

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To Think or Not To Think

(This post was written by my wife Debbie.) Have you ever wondered what a lawn looks like after the sprinkler has been running for 3 hours?  Well, here at the Ashley household, we now know.  Fortunately it was late and … Continue reading

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Squelching the Static

One of the things I inherited from my parents’ move to Ohio last year was my dad’s old citizens’ band radio (CB radio).  That radio sure conjures up memories. I remember when CB radios became the rage in the 1970s and … Continue reading

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