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  • Max Turns Three!

    Max Turns Three!

    Aug 7, 2016 11:29

     

    Cake construction with Mum Cake construction with Mum Cake construction with Mum ...

     
  • 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...

     
  • Birthday in Monterey

    Birthday in Monterey

    Jul 17, 2016 10:38

     

    Had an amazing birthday yesterday down in Monterey. Neither I or the kids had ever been to the Monterey Bay Aquarium so we...

     
  • Swimming Lessons

    Swimming Lessons

    Jul 14, 2016 19:18

     

     
  • Mendocino Camping

    Mendocino Camping

    Jul 10, 2016 18:47

     

    A quick weekend trip to Mendocino to test out the new camping setup in preparation for our Sierras trip later this month… ...

     
  • Summerhome Park

    Summerhome Park

    Jul 4, 2016 15:55

     

    Awesome weekend on the river with the Bordessas, Pam and Dell! Thank you guys so much for having us, everyone had a ball! ...

     
  • Into the Abyss

    Into the Abyss

    Jul 2, 2016 15:35

     

    Into the Abyss, Carol Shaben Rating: ★★★★☆  Amazon: Only four men survived the plane...

     
  • David and Goliath

    David and Goliath

    Jul 2, 2016 15:16

     

    David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell Rating: ★★★½☆  Although the way Gladwell takes...

     
  • 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! ...

     
  • First Flight

    First Flight

    Jun 4, 2016 10:00

     

    Smooth air, no wind and clear skies: couldn’t have asked for a better morning to introduce the kids to flying. We shot...

     
  • Lilia Graduates

    Lilia Graduates

    Jun 2, 2016 16:30

     

    This is all happening too fast. Our little girl is off to school in two months! Lilia graduates from Healdsburg...

     
  • A Weekend at Sea Ranch

    A Weekend at Sea Ranch

    Jun 1, 2016 18:57

     

    Mum organized a very fun weekend over Memorial Day up on the Sonoma Coast at Sea Ranch. Ordered some magnificent weather...

     
  • Future Farmers of America Parade

    Future Farmers of America Parade

    May 27, 2016 16:36

     

    The 2016 Healdsburg FFA Parade: half the town was in the parade and the other half was watching. Lilia was on the float with...

     
  • Friday Swim

    Friday Swim

    May 13, 2016 19:54

     

    No better way to finish the work week! No better way to finish the work week! No better way to finish...

     
  • Happy Mother’s Day!

    Happy Mother’s Day!

    May 8, 2016 19:43

     

    Mill Valley and Sausalito for Mother’s Day Mill Valley and Sausalito for Mother’s Day ...

     
  • The Lexus and the Olive Tree

    The Lexus and the Olive Tree

    May 2, 2016 15:27

     

    The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization, Thomas L. Friedman Rating: ★★½☆☆  Amazon:...

     
  • Spring Skiing

    Spring Skiing

    Apr 17, 2016 15:02

     

    Awesome way to cap off an epic season for the Sierras, these two skied until they dropped today! Great way to...

     
  • Happy Easter!

    Happy Easter!

    Mar 27, 2016 15:06

     

    I think the Easter egg hunt was the highlight for adults and kids alike! Pre-Easter egg decorating at Grandma and...

     
  • Five!

    Five!

    Mar 20, 2016 15:28

     

    I can’t believe our little girl is five! Seems like only yesterday Lisa walked out of her bedroom in Broken Hill on...

     
  • Powder Weekend

    Powder Weekend

    Mar 19, 2016 8:16

     

    A huge front delivered over five feet of powder to the Sierras over the weekend, we took an impromptu trip up to Sugar Bowl...