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Tad’s Family Backyard Birthday

Monday, August 17th, 2020

While we were missing some faces, we did manage to throw Tad a pretty respectable backyard BBQ birthday party this weekend! The cousins always enjoy getting together and eating their weight in potato chips.  And I bought strawberry lemonade, which made Tad happy.



Flashback Friday

Friday, August 7th, 2020

Yesterday would have been my Ojiichan’s 99th birthday. That’s him with baby me.  Being the oldest grandchild, I was kind of a big deal when I showed up. I tried going to the cemetery recently, but thanks to COVID, the columbarium is only open on weekends – and I was there on a Tuesday.  Oh […]



A Day Out In Leavenworth

Monday, July 13th, 2020

There were a lot of fun things to see in Leavenworth when we were there.  Yes, we wore masks in every store, but the shops were open and there were lots of things to see. My favorite shop was Kris Kringl, a Christmas tree/ornament/decor store, which has Christmas ornaments in every size, shape, or character […]



Grandma’s Birthday Trip

Friday, July 10th, 2020

It was Grandma’s birthday today – and she wanted to go to Leavenworth. So, we did!  Ane and I joined Auntie and Grandma in Auntie’s car, and Ressis and her girls drove over in their car, and we met in Leavenworth to spend the day! We had our masks, we had our walking shoes, and […]