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2018 California Vacation – Part 5

Thursday, August 9 – Montrose, CO to Lamar, CO Today we just drove. We visited Black Canyon of the Gunnison last night which was our plan for today. We were so scared by the scenic drive and the overlooks so … Continue reading

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2018 California Vacation – Part 4

Sunday August 5 – El Cerrito to Ridgecrest, CA We took one last set of pictures of us and the boys. We left Wendy’s at about 11:00. It is always hard to say goodbye knowing it will probably be at … Continue reading

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2018 California Vacation – Part 3

Tuesday, July 31 – El Cerrito When we arrived last night, we had a wonderful reunion. We stayed up late talking and catching up so it was wonderful to sleep in and know that we didn’t have to pack up … Continue reading

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2018 California Vacation – Part 2

Friday, July 27 – Vernal, CO to Salt Lake City, UT Since our drive to Salt Lake City would be relatively short, we decided to take it easy and have a relaxed start to the day. When every day is … Continue reading

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Deer Update – Christmastide 2017

The other day we had 9 deer in the yard. They were actually running around. Normally they just mosey around slowly. As they passed I counted them and when they were done it came to 9.┬áThat is an all time … Continue reading

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Jeff Kragskow, 1948-2017 R.I.P.

When I went to college in 1966 I lived in Beyer House in Friley Hall. My roommate, Stan McAninch was from Indianola and quite a number of the guys in our house were from there too including Parker Swan. They … Continue reading

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Karen and Diverticulitis

At the end of March, Karen and I were running some errands when she said she didn’t feel very well and would like to go home. When we got there, she laid down but it wasn’t long before she said … Continue reading

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Ben for the Weekend

While Lance and Cherise were having their 15 year anniversary honeymoon, we were having Ben. He had his bike with him for his time with us. We had a good time riding around our street that doesn’t have much traffic. … Continue reading

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Goodbye Old Friend

Today we sold our 1995 Chevrolet Lumina. We bought it brand new.   Early in 1995 we needed a new car. We started looking around and since we had had pretty good luck with our Chevy Corsica, we thought another … Continue reading

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A Tradition Continued

Ever since our kids were very young we have decorated birthday cakes for them. This went on till at some point they got too old for it or moved away from home. Luckily, they started having kids of their own … Continue reading

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