Category Archives: Autobiography

Grand Canyon Vacation – 2017

Sunday, October 1st – Home to North Platte NE Packed and on our way by 8:10. Our first destination was North Platte, Nebraska. We had mostly sunshine mixed with threatening clouds and isolated sprinkles. Traveling was uneventful. We ate dinner … Continue reading

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Great Western Vacation – 2015

Once again, Karen did the hard work of recording our activities on this vacation 9/21 – Monday – Packed and ready to leave by 12:00. Listened to a Chet and Bernie novel, The Sound and the Furry on the way. … Continue reading

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2015 Washington DC Vacation – Part 2

July 30 Thursday – We had breakfast in the hotel, gassed up, and were on our way south by 10:30 am. The trip was pretty uneventful except for some minor traffic slow-downs. I drove so that Butch could navigate. We arrived … Continue reading

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2015 Washington DC Vacation – Part 1

Our Trip to Washington DC – Summer 2015 Karen was the official keeper of this account of our vacation. July 24 We dropped Ben off in Iowa City at about 5:30 and picked up Rachel and her bags. She spent … Continue reading

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The Belgium-Netherlands Adventure – Part 4

September 13, Saturday We had breakfast in the hotel again and paid for the stay in cash as requested, €630. We were a little worried about having that much money just laying around, but it turned out to be ok. … Continue reading

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The Belgium-Netherlands Adventure – Part 3

September 8, Monday, continued When we got to the station in Groningen we bought tickets from a helpful, but overly chatty agent. We thought we might miss our train he rambled on so long. After we got on the train … Continue reading

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The Belgium-Netherlands Adventure – Part 2

September 6, Saturday One of the things we like to do when we visit another country is to rent a car so we can see things in more inaccessable places. It allows us to see things that would not be … Continue reading

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The Belgium-Netherlands Adventure – Part 1

September 2, Tuesday We were all packed and ready when our friend Lynne Carlson arrived at 10:30 in the morning to take us to the airport. When we got there we had her take the documentary picture that we were … Continue reading

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A Week with Wyatt and Augie

Earlier in the year we were thinking of going to California for spring break and visiting Wendy and family. When we called to find out dates, etc., Wendy told us there was a little problem with the plan. Zach had … Continue reading

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2013 Family Portrait

Every Christmas since Rachel was very young, we have taken a family portrait. For a couple of years, Wendy wasn’t able to make it home, then one year many of the family were sick. The picture didn’t get taken that … Continue reading

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