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For many of us February isn’t just the months of hearts and candy. It’s also the month of cleats and baseball gloves. That’s right, Little Leagues across the country are getting the early part of their season underway in the way of weekly practices and uniform purchases and field prep. Yay Baseball! Yes, this does… Read more »

This Season's Ultimate Holiday Gift: Camp

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This publication is from our friends at the American Camp Association (ACA). For more information on ACA please visit Is this scene familiar? You are standing in the aisle at your local toy store during the holidays trying to decide what would be the best gift. The problem is that your child has just… Read more »

New Adventures

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“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” 
– Mark Twain Up until a week ago, I’d never slept… Read more »

The Rodeo

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It’s been a tradition in my hometown since 1918, decades before I was ever born. Every year, during the second weekend in June, it happens; the town stops to celebrate and enjoy the annual rodeo. That’s right, the Annual Livermore Rodeo, known as the “world’s fastest rodeo” and the Livermore Rodeo Parade have always been… Read more »

National Safety Month Week 3 – Staying Safe Outside

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June is National Safety Month and according to the National Safety Council’s website, “The goal of National Safety Month is to raise public awareness of safety. June also is an appropriate month to focus our efforts on public safety, as the summer season traditionally is a time of increased unintentional injuries and fatalities.” So each… Read more »

Lessons in Little League

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This weekend we were finally able to make it to my son’s first game of the Little League season. The weather was perfect and as always there were lessons to be learned on the Little League field. We got there early for a little warm up time with the team. And as one child was… Read more »