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Tagged With: family

Qwirkle, Skip Bo, Blokus – Games for the Family

Our family loves to play games. I remember years ago as a teenager doing crossword puzzles with Joel’s mom. Since Kindergarten, two of Fiona’s favorite games have been Scrabble and Yahtzee. Puzzles were a favorite of Joel’s dad and I still enjoy them. Since we’ve been here in New Mexico Fiona and I have put … Continue reading »

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Our Daughter’s Wedding Day and the Music CD

It’s over. It’s a relief that all went well. It was a very beautiful and simple wedding. The reception afterwards was very nice as well. I even managed not to cry too much. There were two times when my daughter Rachelle and I shed a few tears together yesterday. Once was just before the ceremony. … Continue reading »

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Coming Back Home – Where is Home?

Yesterday I read a post at another traveler’s blog discussing where home is. Being a nomad means we have no home in the traditional sense of the word. Our last home was a rental in Roseville California. Now when asked where is home, I answer, here – where we are right now. Right now, today, … Continue reading »

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Happy 7th Anniversary!

I’m looking forward to doing something special for our 7.5 on June 26th.

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Duke the Singing Dog

My brother Brett’s dog Duke likes to sing while Brett plays the harmonica. This is the first time Brett and I have played music together in, um, since, er, I don’t remember. Huh. Must be more than 20 years. How is that possible?

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Family and Friends in San Diego Update

Mom’s knee surgery yesterday went very well. It was a long day. After waking up at 4 am to make sure she got to the hospital at 5 am for a 7:30 am surgery, it was 3 pm before she finally got to a room. The doctor says she should be able to come home … Continue reading »

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Catching Up With Sue’s Kids

It’s been 2-1/2 months since I’ve seen James and Rachelle. We’re in Roseville for a few days and they came over to the Stephen’s home where we’re staying to visit. Fiona misses her big sister. She’ll have to adjust now that Rachelle and Ryan are getting married in March. Thank you to the Stephens family … Continue reading »

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Guest Post by Brodie the Canine

I asked Brodie, the dog we’re sitting for, to write a guest post for us today. I thought it would be a good idea for him to share his viewpoint of having us house sit and take care of him. I had a little trouble translating so I apologize to Brodie if I didn’t get … Continue reading »

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Ross Castle Ireland

The entire family. I believe this was taken outside of Ross Castle which is just outside of Killarney in January 2005. That’s Joel, Sue, Fiona and Rachelle. I can’t wait till we can visit Ireland again!

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