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Kathy on September 15th, 2013

George and I are back at Nags Head, North Carolina this week for the annual ESA Surfing Championships! With some time to relax from the world of work, I am delighted to be able to devote a couple of hours replying to readers’ comments and questions.  May you continue to experience the healing touch of our […]

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Kathy on August 11th, 2013

No one is more surprise than I am to find myself back in the classroom again, after having retired from the public school system in 2010.  Our pre-planning days started last Thursday, and students will arrive on Tuesday.  I’m teaching four classes–Grades 5,6, 7, and 8 Math–at St. Peter Catholic School in DeLand, Florida.   […]

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Kathy on October 11th, 2012

Here’s…Lucy!  Our little Lucy was born on September 21, 2012, weighing in at 7 pounds, 7 ounces and 21 inches long.  She joins her big brothers, John and Ben, as the third child of the Kennedy family and the thirteenth grandchild of her pleased-as-punch grandparents, Kathy and George Alford.    What a blessing it was […]

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Kathy on July 11th, 2010

Our newest grandson, Benjamin Michael Kennedy, has been born!  Arriving at 12:59 p.m. yesterday, July 10, 2010, Ben weighed 7 pounds 12 ounces and has dark hair and dark eyes.  Mom, Dad, and Baby Ben are doing well–so well, in fact, that they already came home from the birthing center last night by 6:00 p.m.!  […]

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Today my son, Ryan, who developed and manages my website,  married his lovely bride, Hala!  Both Ryan and Hala value healthy eating and exercise,  as both are talented weightlifters who have won the  State Championship.  They met in high school as members of arch-rival weightlifting teams, the DeLand Bulldogs and the Spruce Creek Hawks.  Today, […]

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Kathy on October 6th, 2009

Welcome to the world, Jefferson Solomon Kline! Born on Sunday at 1:24 am, Jefferson weighed in at a whopping 9 pounds, 11 ounces and 22 inches long. Proud parents, Jacquie and Jason, are beaming, with Jacquie enjoying chocolate chip pancakes and milk after the big event. Time to celebrate, thanking our Lord for a safe […]

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Kathy on September 29th, 2009

My daugher, Sarah, married Dr. Ashley Bourne this past Saturday, September 26, 2009.  What a beautiful wedding they had, surrounded by family and friends who love them.  Congratulations to the happy couple! It’s been a busy time getting ready for the big day.  Now that they are wed and off on their own, I will […]

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