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  • Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness

    Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness

    Aug 25, 2015 10:34

     

    Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness, Susannah Cahalan Rating: ★★★★½  I couldn’t...

     
  • Owen Turns Two

    Owen Turns Two

    Aug 22, 2015 21:02

     

    Dressed and ready to go Nora and Grandpa Stephanie and Ben Owen’s birthday...

     
  • First Soccer Practice

    First Soccer Practice

    Aug 19, 2015 19:25

     

    All was going well until a mini Diego Maradona stole the ball from her: instant tears and she wouldn’t go back on the...

     
  • Fire!

    Fire!

    Aug 15, 2015 9:00

     

    A little too close for comfort this one. 20 feet from the back deck! 11 engines, two air tankers and a helicopter to put...

     
  • Presents for a Week

    Presents for a Week

    Aug 14, 2015 17:00

     

    With all the presents to open, and Max wanting to play with each one as soon as it was open, it took us almost a week to...

     
  • Big Max Turns Two!

    Big Max Turns Two!

    Aug 11, 2015 19:08

     

    Lisa had the brilliant idea of having Max’s second birthday at Howarth Park in Santa Rosa. Was a beautiful day, and...

     
  • Sunday at the Dairy

    Sunday at the Dairy

    Aug 2, 2015 13:47

     

    Lilia had been asking all week to take a visit to see “Jarrid’s cows.” How can we refuse that?! ...

     
  • Our Little Swimmer

    Our Little Swimmer

    Aug 1, 2015 16:14

     

    No floaties for this little fish! ...

     
  • Summer Painting

    Summer Painting

    Jul 25, 2015 16:23

     

    Hot summer’s day up here Hot summer’s day up here Hot summer’s day up...

     
  • Jam Time!

    Jam Time!

    Jul 18, 2015 13:59

     

    Our second batch of blackberry jam this summer, my little helper does it all! My little helper My little...

     
  • First Flight

    First Flight

    Jul 11, 2015 13:36

     

    The Piper Tomahawk getting setup The Piper Tomahawk getting setup Cockpit view ...

     
  • The Hamiltons Visit California

    The Hamiltons Visit California

    Jul 5, 2015 9:29

     

    We received a visit from the Hamiltons over Independence Day long weekend, their tour of California took them from LA to...

     
  • The Zimmermans Visit Geyserville

    The Zimmermans Visit Geyserville

    Jun 27, 2015 10:14

     

    Party time on the back deck Party time on the back deck The Dry Creek fire department stopping...

     
  • Father’s Day Eve

    Father’s Day Eve

    Jun 20, 2015 13:54

     

    Lilia’s idea: ride to Sebastopol for lunch at The Barlow and a stop at Screamin’ Mimi’s. The...

     
  • Soquel Flow Trail

    Soquel Flow Trail

    Jun 20, 2015 13:51

     

    Kevin and I took the day off work yesterday for a trip down to Santa Cruz. Kevin had been shown a new flow trail built in...

     
  • Family Canoeing

    Family Canoeing

    Jun 13, 2015 13:04

     

    Max really wanted to have a paddle too, the little wild man loved it, I think the canoe will be getting a lot of use this...

     
  • Sunday Morning Swim

    Sunday Morning Swim

    Jun 7, 2015 13:02

     

    Another hot one today! Another hot one today so we’re off to the river! Another hot one today...

     
  • Russian River Canoeing

    Russian River Canoeing

    Jun 6, 2015 15:42

     

    I’ve been wanting to take Lilia down the Russian River since we moved up here, I figured at four she’s old enough...

     
  • Gin Glorious Gin

    Gin Glorious Gin

    May 12, 2015 12:04

     

    Gin Glorious Gin: How Mother’s Ruin Became the Spirit of London, Olivia Williams Rating: ★★★½☆  I...

     
  • Brew Time

    Brew Time

    May 9, 2015 9:15

     

    My little helpers!