Author Archives: Deanna Kohlhofer

Confidence

Let me tell you about my middle school basketball experience. I sucked. Seriously. I was the girl who sat on the bench and watched all the good kids play their hearts out. I cheered them on. I handed them their … Continue reading

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Fix…

Fix your problems.  Fix your friends. Fix your behavior.  Fix dinner. Fix the furnace. Fix cookies. Oh please, fix cookies… We are always dabbling in the art of fixing things. Sometimes we find success – the picture on the wall gets straightened; … Continue reading

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A Treasure of Truth

I am absolutely, positively horrible at remembering things. Anything. I have to write down birthdays and anniversaries. I have to keep a book of passwords. I have post-its and a very full calendar to help me remember my daily tasks. … Continue reading

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Just a Guy…

Last week my sister Deanna posted a blog entitled the Dream Team where she took a step back and formally introduced each of the children. It was a brief introduction to all the siblings to give everyone a look at … Continue reading

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Three Points

My youngest son is on the 7th grade basketball team at school. They are a fun team to watch, with great dynamics between players – teammates, but also friends. Any coach will tell you this is a key element to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Lesson

Hey, it’s Cole! I am new to this whole “blog” thing. My writing is usually just for my eyes because it is very emotional to what is going on in my life at the moment. As my sister pointed out, … Continue reading

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The Dream Team

Dad had dreams and goals for this space, and for his work in general. We are simply following his lead and taking the reins as he has taught us to do. He always said, “Hard things are hard because they are not easy.” It sure is easy to roll your eyes at that kind of dad phrase, but the truth is, when we do the hard things, dreams come true. Continue reading

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It takes a village…

Grief is a funny thing. Not “ha-ha” funny, of course, but funny in the “weird and unpredictable” sense. I remember so vividly the events of mom’s death. It shuts me down every year around the same time. I don’t struggle … Continue reading

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Root Beer Floats

My siblings always joke around about my lack of memory. I don’t know why, but I just don’t remember much from my childhood. But one thing I can’t forget is the beloved root beer float! Dad was the master of … Continue reading

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Finally Reunited

As you might be aware, on December 14, 2020, Joe went to be with the Lord. So many of you have asked about what happened and how you can help. We certainly appreciate your love through this difficult time! Joe … Continue reading

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