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Flashback Friday

Friday, July 5th, 2019

This is still one of the best Independence Day pictures I ever took. This was from 2011, and they’re all so little… and Thumper wasn’t even born yet! So here he is from his first Independence Day in 2013. He was SO CUTE.



Happy Independence Day 2019

Thursday, July 4th, 2019

The flag shirts are on!  Let’s grill some food and then blow something up! Grandma and Gichan came over for the food (and to help with another project – more on that later), but left before we blew anything up.  Ane’s friend Katie came over to help with the fireworks – yet another American first […]



Happy Father’s Day 2019

Monday, June 17th, 2019

The kids think they have a pretty awesome Dad. I think he’s pretty awesome, too. Happy Father’s Day to the Webmaster, and to all the other dads out there!



Memorial Day 2019

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Have I ever mentioned that we live within easy walking distance of a cemetery?  Our neighborhood is filled with mostly older homes, though we’ve had our share of new construction over the years.  But the cemetery definitely makes for a stabilizing and quiet influence. After 16 years in this house, I decided that it would […]