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  • 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!

  • 10 Years

    10 Years

    May 3, 2015 19:14


    I can’t believe it’s been 10 years since we were in Fiji getting hitched! Time has flown by so quickly. To celebrate...

  • 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...

  • Lilia Turns Four!

    Lilia Turns Four!

    Mar 21, 2015 20:00



  • Francis and Suzanne Visit

    Francis and Suzanne Visit

    Mar 15, 2015 12:54


    A fun night with Francis, Suzanne and Nikki last night. Photo credit for most of these to Francis! ...

  • Shell Beach

    Shell Beach

    Mar 8, 2015 13:55



  • Happy Birthday Lisa and Annie!

    Happy Birthday Lisa and Annie!

    Feb 22, 2015 8:30


  • Park City

    Park City

    Feb 14, 2015 19:14



  • The Intelligent Asset Allocator

    The Intelligent Asset Allocator

    Jan 26, 2015 9:34


    The Intelligent Asset Allocator: How to Build Your Portfolio to Maximize Returns and Minimize Risk, William J. Bernstein Rating: ★★★★½  I...

  • Top Dog

    Top Dog

    Jan 26, 2015 9:23


    Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing, Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman Rating: ★★★☆☆  I...

  • Boreal Training

    Boreal Training

    Jan 18, 2015 14:20


  • Family Photos

    Family Photos

    Jan 11, 2015 20:07


    With two great grandchildren under two, family photos don’t always go as planned… ...

  • Back in Geyserville

    Back in Geyserville

    Jan 5, 2015 20:09


    Making the most of the sunshine (even though it’s freezing outside!)… ...

  • 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...