Hey again To add on to the improvement of the front of the house (and also to make use of some items we had in the back) I moved these path/bricks to the front to make a path across the newly laid mulch. We also sadly watched the last game of the Arizona Coyotes. They are officially moving to Salt Lake City. The teams…

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So, Some kids can be nice, right? Others, not as nice. I remember a time when I just a wee lad. I was playing basketball at the park closest to where I lived. I had just finished and was walking off the court. I remember that I left so that I wouldn’t be out later than when my parents wanted me home. Some people…

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Hey everyone! After “work” today (which involved a lot of LinkedIn Learning courses) I got the kids to lay down with me, at least the boys. I snapped a photo as they all took a quick nap before dinner. We finally got our wall fixed inside our garage! That was so overdue to be done. It really makes the garage feel nice, especially after…

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hey again Our trip back home was a bit more eventful for Luca. This time he was able to stay awake for both the takeoff and the landing. And the landing.. oh my goodness. We were treated to a beautiful rainbow (with a faint double rainbow above that) when we landed. Probably one of – if not the prettiest thing I’ve seen on landing.…

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On the go. That is how it feels. We have had our days here packed with things to do. One of the days we had to return our rental (because the engine had an issue) – no surprise though becase we were in a Pacifica Hybrid. Anyway, they offered us any car and we picked a Mustang Convertable. The kids all took turns sitting…

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Viva Las Vegas! It wasn’t our first choice of places to visit, but since it was the cheapest place in the country to fly, we decided to make the best of it. What is there to do in Vegas? Well, we had saved Arabella’s birthday dinner for this occasion. In addition we were in Vegas the day of my parents Anniversary, so we decided…

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So! I have been enjoying my time at home. I snapped a picture of some of my happy time with 2 of the littles sleeping on me. One of my littles doesn’t seem so little any more. Spring is here, and with spring we get a chance to go to our annual Cherry Blossoms as they appear locally. We picked a goregous day to…

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Hey there We begin this month much how we ended last month: my parents visiting (for Ara’s birthday). I still can’t believe she is 10 already. What else? The beginning of March has come with snow! Not a bunch of stuff accumulated, however its always nice to see it fall. The mornings and evenings were cool and would dip down enough to have it…

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Cleaning! At least, that was the plan. I swear it was. I was on Facebook and saw someone we knew from college who mentioned they had COVID-19. I messaged them to see if their family was alright. The next thing I knew, they let us know that they were recovering but that they wouldn’t be able to go to the Blazers game that night.…

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Hey there. This month has just felt so jam-packed, it isn’t funny. The next morning after driving back, we went out and let the kids run around (since they had been cooped up in the car the previous day). The weather worked in our favor as everything was clear and sunny. The next night we went to the closing night of the Portland Winter…

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