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  • Christmas Tree Time

    Christmas Tree Time

    Nov 29, 2014 20:31



  • Warm Springs Loop

    Warm Springs Loop

    Nov 23, 2014 15:01


    KT and I managed a rare getaway to check out the Warm Springs loop around Lake Sonoma this morning. 15.4 miles and 4200...

  • Early Thanksgiving

    Early Thanksgiving

    Nov 16, 2014 10:40


    We headed out to Inverness this weekend for an early Thanksgiving gathering with Lisa’s parents, brother’s family...

  • Cheryl Visits Wine Country

    Cheryl Visits Wine Country

    Nov 16, 2014 9:48


    Thanks for coming to see us Chezza, always to fun to see you! ...

  • A Weekend in Mendocino

    A Weekend in Mendocino

    Nov 5, 2014 19:30


    Last weekend Lisa and I took a couple of days away from the munchkins (thanks Grandma and Grandpa!) to venture up the...

  • Halloween


    Nov 2, 2014 13:09



  • A Few Seconds of Panic

    A Few Seconds of Panic

    Oct 23, 2014 11:43


    A Few Seconds of Panic, Stefan Fatsis Rating: ★★★½☆  This is another repeat author...

  • Pumpkin Picking

    Pumpkin Picking

    Oct 12, 2014 7:49


    It’s that time of year again, some shots of our excursion to the little pumpkin patch down the road from our house. ...

  • Harvest 2014

    Harvest 2014

    Oct 4, 2014 15:23



  • Antifragile


    Sep 16, 2014 7:10


    Antifragile, Nassim Nicholas Taleb Rating: ★★★½☆  I have thoroughly enjoyed reading...

  • Peach Season

    Peach Season

    Aug 18, 2014 19:55


    Boxes and boxes of fresh peaches coming off the tree in the backyard at the moment, I know two little Vegemites that are...

  • DIY Water Table

    DIY Water Table

    Aug 16, 2014 13:06


    I’ve had a few requests for the schematic for the water table I built the kids for Max’s first birthday, so I...

  • Max Turns One!

    Max Turns One!

    Aug 10, 2014 14:02



  • Pre-Dinner Swim

    Pre-Dinner Swim

    Jul 25, 2014 19:37


    Can’t beat a pre-dinner swim with these two water babies to finish up the week! ...

  • Pops John Visits

    Pops John Visits

    Jul 19, 2014 14:40


    It took us seven years and two grandchildren to get him over here, but Pops John finally dropped in on us here in wine country...

  • Using My Fork

    Using My Fork

    Jul 17, 2014 19:53


    Max’s first time using a fork, took to it like a fish to water!

  • Shell Beach

    Shell Beach

    Jul 3, 2014 14:24


    Couldn’t have asked for better weather this morning. The fog burned off just as we arrived, and blew back over as...

  • Calistoga Mineral Springs

    Calistoga Mineral Springs

    Jul 2, 2014 13:56


    We thought Pops John would enjoy a trop to Calistoga to soak in the hot springs. I think Lilia enjoyed it more than the...

  • My Sister Got To Me Again

    My Sister Got To Me Again

    Jun 26, 2014 18:57


    Yep, my sister got to me again…

  • Granny Jenni in Geyserville

    Granny Jenni in Geyserville

    Jun 12, 2014 19:58


    Granny Jenni spent a couple of weeks with us earlier this month, wonderful to have her stay as always, I’m pretty sure...