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Flashback Friday

Friday, May 5th, 2017

I was asked yesterday what we did last summer, as I was making plans for this coming summer. I must admit that I sighed deeply and said, “We went to Hawaii.” We won’t get back before the Major and Q-Bee and the girls move on to their next post, but we will get back there […]



Flashback Friday

Friday, April 28th, 2017

It’s hard to believe that it was three years ago that we were unpacking after our first big family-of-six vacation to the Washington D.C. area.  Ane and I were just talking about that trip today, and how vividly she remembers our day out with her, when we took her to Ford’s Theatre. Tad and Rerun […]



Windy Beach

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

It’s not Hawaii, but it will do in a pinch.  (And I’m not sure why I’m going backward in the events of the last week, but I think this is the last one.) We spent a windy but pleasant afternoon at Richmond Beach on Friday, where we lounged with Lisa and the Bean.  And the […]



Spring Zoo Day!

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

The weather has been terribly unpredictable lately, but our schedule allowed for a zoo day on Tuesday.  So, who cares about the weather?  We are all hardy waterproof Northwesterners! And then the sun came out, and the day was quite nice.  The zoo was a little more crowded than usual.  Even the animals enjoyed the […]