Tag Archives: Family

She’s truly in the One Percent!

The little girl born on September 5, 1922 in Waltham, Minnesota, could not possibly have imagine how time would stretch out before her and that a full century later her entire family would gather in Santa Barbara, CA to celebrate … Continue reading

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100 reasons to celebrate.

It’s time to party! Today we will gather to f├ęte Phyllis on the 100th anniversary of her birth. Yes, it all started for her in 1922 and you can spend today boggling your mind with all she has seen and … Continue reading

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Family Album: a last slice of summer.

We truly loved Santa Fe but all the while we were there I felt a palpable tug, the pull of the Pacific. How lucky that we headed next to Newport Beach, where we settled in at the Balboa Bay Club … Continue reading

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Family Album: You can go home again.

When you lived your entire childhood in the same house in the same sleepy town with the same boring parents, you can’t wait to move several time zones and a myriad of zip codes away. But after finishing college and … Continue reading

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To points south. And west.

Things were too calm. Time to hit the road. Headed south. Time to meet the new grandpup! This is Bunny. Can you believe him? I want three! And speaking of grands, somehow just since Christmas, the grandsons turned into grand … Continue reading

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Family Album: The Merriest Ever!

Tradition dictates that every Christmas at our house is pretty much the same, yet there’s always a little tweak that makes it a Christmas to remember. Pretty much the same cast of characters, starting with these two rolling in: But … Continue reading

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Family Album: Hither and Yon.

We had a whole lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving season. While we weren’t all together all the time, the circle somehow remained unbroken, which is a kind of accomplishment given the size of our tribe. Taylor put in … Continue reading

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Family Album: Collecting Candles.

He is quite the collector, the CE. Oriental rugs, books, antiquities, arcania, etc. etc. Through the years he has filled up quite a few walls and closets with his favorite things. Lately, it seems, though, for both of us that … Continue reading

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Family Album: There is love.

Here we were for another Sarasota wedding! The big day was near for nephew Nick and his beloved Alex. The celebrations began with a barbecue at Mark and Jean’s home, where we feasted on grilled shrimp and steak with the … Continue reading

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Family Album: 99 never looked so fine!

If age really is just a number, I think we should all choose 99. It surely looks good on Phyllis! The crown, along with with a sweet pot of flowers, was a gift from Daniel and Victoria. Queen V drove … Continue reading

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