brooke's brain

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This weekend we celebrated my dad’s 60th birthday with a big party complete with dinner, drinks, and dancing.  The party was not a surprise- but there were several surprises for him this weekend.  The main surprise was one of his best buddies- who also happens to be his son in law (married to my sister)- …

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I love crabs.  Particularly blue crabs.  I grew up crabbing in Beaufort, SC on a 900 (!!) foot dock to the intra coastal waterway.  We could catch a MESS of crabs and shrimp off that dock.  I think that is my where my love for “catching” began. Fast forward 20 years, and my parents have …

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I write things in my head.  EVERY.  SINGLE.  DAY.  but very rarely post them.  I write FB posts that never get posted.  I write blog posts that never get shared on the internet.  All in my head.  Well, FINALLY, I have decided to start sharing them. I’ll be honest.  I am scared.  Like “I-want-to-go-throw-up-really-quickly-SCARED”.  I …

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