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Veterans Day, Observed, 2018

Monday, November 12th, 2018

While this was yesterday, I would be remiss if I didn’t note that yesterday was the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Which always makes me think of the American Doughboy statue that now lives at Evergreen Washelli Cemetery. For all those who served, especially in my own family – thank you.



Flashback Friday

Friday, July 6th, 2018

The pre-Independence Day fireworks game fits in well with our schedule over these last two years.  But going to this year’s game reminded me of the company we had at last year’s game. Last year, the B Squad and their parents, along with Grandma and Gichan and Auntie and JW, were all at the game […]



Summer Baseball Nights

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Family.  Baseball.  Fireworks.  It makes for a perfect evening. We went Tuesday night to the Mariners game, and had a great time! Followed by the patriotic-themed fireworks show! It was a beautiful evening and a great way to lead into the holiday!  But now it’s back to our new summer routine of camp, therapy for […]



Ane’s Superhero Moments

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

As we were preparing to leave the MoPOP, we realized that there were no lines for meeting the Marvel characters that were out posing for pictures… and that anyone could go get a picture, not just the people going to the Marvel exhibit. The boys just wanted to go, but Ane said she would pose […]