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  • Camelback Mountain

    Camelback Mountain

    Jan 15, 2018 14:04


    Burning off the alcohol calories after Jim McGarry’s 40th weekend Burning off the alcohol calories...

  • Barcelona


    Sep 22, 2017 22:00


    Last year I took the kids to Portland during harvest. This year, with Max a year older, we ventured a little further…...

  • The Basque Country

    The Basque Country

    Sep 21, 2017 22:00


    After a night in Barcelona, we woke early and hopped on the high speed train across the country to San Sebastian. It was...

  • Washington Boys Tour

    Washington Boys Tour

    Aug 26, 2017 12:00


    This week we had an unusual alignment of events: no nanny, grandparents out of town, no school for Max, Lilia back at school,...

  • Bakkers’ for Independence Day

    Bakkers’ for Independence Day

    Jul 3, 2017 21:14


    Our flight down south Our flight down south Our flight down south Our flight...

  • Camp Redwoods

    Camp Redwoods

    Jun 27, 2017 19:40


    It’d been 15 years since I’d been to Redwoods, we shouldn’t have left it that long… It’s such...

  • Arizona


    May 26, 2017 15:53


    Taking a hike in the early morning before the temperature rose Taking a hike in the early morning before...

  • Three Weeks in Australia

    Three Weeks in Australia

    Mar 25, 2017 15:30


    This trip Down Under was our longest one since we took our walkabout back in 2009/2010, it was so nice to be able to relax...

  • Sydney!


    Mar 25, 2017 15:00


    Our last stop in Adelaide was a short stint in Sydney with the Ettridges in Double Bay. Lisa and I hadn’t been to Sydney...

  • Yorke Peninsula

    Yorke Peninsula

    Mar 14, 2017 4:30


    We had an action packed few days on Yorke Peninsula with the Brown clan, great to get over there to meet Louis and see the...

  • The Tweed Coast

    The Tweed Coast

    Mar 10, 2017 1:00


    We jumped at the opportunity to stop in on Todd and Celia on the picturesque Tweed Coast on our way to Adelaide this week,...

  • Harvest Trip to Oregon

    Harvest Trip to Oregon

    Sep 27, 2016 20:09


    While Mum was in the peak of harvest the three of us took a trip to Oregon this last weekend. One of my earliest memories...

  • Weekend in Visalia

    Weekend in Visalia

    Aug 21, 2016 15:25


    Getting the kids ready in Santa Rosa Getting the kids ready in Santa Rosa Over the Central...

  • The Eastern Sierras

    The Eastern Sierras

    Jul 30, 2016 18:00


    Our route across Central California Before breakfast on July 21 we all hopped in The Tank 2.0 and set off for our long awaited...

  • A Weekend in Avila

    A Weekend in Avila

    Jun 27, 2016 18:24


    Awesome weekend visiting the McGarrys down in Avila Beach. Great to get back to SLO and enjoy some beach time with the kids! ...

  • Honduras


    Apr 7, 2015 19:56


    It’d been almost two-and-a-half years since our week in French Polynesia with the Bakkers, way too long between tropical...

  • Park City

    Park City

    Feb 14, 2015 19:14



  • Christmas in Australia

    Christmas in Australia

    Dec 28, 2014 3:08


    We ventured to Adelaide for Christmas this year, the first time we’ve been in Adelaide for the holiday season since...

  • Disneyland!


    Jun 16, 2013 13:43


    Lisa had to host a winemaker dinner at Steakhouse 55 at Disneyland on Friday night, she also visited some clients around...

  • A Birthday Down Under

    A Birthday Down Under

    Mar 29, 2013 14:23


    Lilia turned two last week so we took the opportunity to enjoy some of the last days of summer in Australia and celebrated...