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Moving Mom

September 6th, 2018|

Over the summer, we spent countless hours helping Mom sort through decades of household items interspersed with family photos, momentos and her own original artwork.  Therein lay the challenge - separating the wheat from the [...]

Sibling Reunion in Myrtle Beach, SC

August 18th, 2018|

We're so lucky to have each other.  Eight of ten siblings made it to the reunion.  We missed you Rosemary, Al, Steve, Linda and Vicki!  We walked the peaceful beaches near our AirBNB  where Hurricane [...]

Olympic National Park

August 10th, 2018|

Olympic National Park was warm and dry in August, making for easy hiking.  We love staying in the little cabins at Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort.   We caught up with our Conservation Corps crew as [...]

Mount Rainier National Park

August 1st, 2018|

Mt. Rainier is like a beacon of sorts.  When we see it, we know we're home.  As you drive closer, the immensity of "her majesty" and the surrounding forest are awe inspiring.  We met our [...]

Saying Goodbye to Ron Snyder

July 29th, 2018|

So grateful that I made a quick trip to Long Beach, CA to see my friend Ron Snyder while he was hospitalized for pancreatic cancer chemotherapy.  We spent the day telling tales of our exploits [...]

Victoria Mother Daughter Trip

July 1st, 2018|

Sarah surprised me totally with a trip to BC over Canada Day.  That's for Mother's Day, birthday and Christmas all rolled into one.  Besides Canada Day and the tea, she also lined up a photographer [...]

Summer in Seattle

June 28th, 2018|

With sunny skies for two months solid, we made the most of our Seattle summer as tourists.   We sponsored the Washington CLUB Charity Golf Classic, raising money for Holly Ridge Center, Seattle Children's, and the [...]

Protection Island, WA

June 27th, 2018|

We were so lucky to visit Protection Island as a guest of its ONLY resident, Marty Bluewater and his partner, Terry Tilton.  Back in 1971, Marty plunked down $7,000 for a lot on this island.  [...]

Smithsonian African American Museum

June 8th, 2018|

Opened in September 2016, this is the newest Smithsonian museum, one of nineteen.  It is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture, telling the American story through [...]

Celebrating 90 in St. Louis

June 7th, 2018|

Our beloved Aunt Catherine Schwarz turned 90 in June, and we surprised her with a big family get together.  The whole restaurant joined in to sing happy birthday!