Monthly Archives: January 2013

Vegas, Baby.

Just back from five fun days in Vegas. The trip was originally planned around Uncle Delbert but he got a better offer and understandably chose Heaven over Las Vegas. So the rest of our group re-grouped after Delbert left us … Continue reading

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2012 Bookshelf, Part II

Reading is one of the few pursuits that permit you to appear virtuous while you are really just avoiding chores, people or life in general. Pick up a book and you have an instant – and completely legal – escape … Continue reading

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2012 Bookshelf, Part I

Where did you go in 2012? I was all over the place. Russia, England, France and Burundi- and that was all before the end of February! There were no heavy suitcases, and no Google mapping or TSA manhandling, because this … Continue reading

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Christmas Wrap-Up, Part III

By December 29, most of you had probably chucked your tree and moved on to making New Year’s resolutions. Not us. We were just getting warmed up: it was time for Christmas, Part Deux. Taylor and Daniel had both jetted … Continue reading

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Christmas Wrap-Up, Part II: Graham Cracker Houses

While the rest of you were out shopping the sales on December 26, we were setting up for our longtime annual tradition of graham cracker-house building. This year’s gathering was one of our best-attended ever. You might think this was … Continue reading

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Christmas Wrap-Up, Part I

I know. You’re sick of Christmas and would like it (and all the leftover pine needles and credit card bills) to take a flying leap into the way distant future. But I’ve got pictures and this blog show must go … Continue reading

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Rosie

If a long life is a life well-lived, then Rosie, who left us on Wednesday at the age of seventeen and a half, lived a very good life. Rosie was one of a litter of kittens born to a cat … Continue reading

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