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I say farewell…

To my beloved dog Undie, truly the best dog ever. Sadly, I must express that the Underdog passed away Monday the 2nd. He was in his dog bed with Jessica at his side when he died. It was sudden and unexpected … Continue reading

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Road Trip ~ Day 6

Our journey today unfolds in the form of a quest; a quest for lunch. We are told that such a thing can be obtained by visiting the great and powerful Calgary (pronounced Cal-gree) whereby all manner of lunches have been … Continue reading

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Road Trip ~ Day 2

PICS ARE NOT NECESSARILY IN ANY PARTICULAR ORDER. Yesterday morning we switched from the Ramada Inn to the Worldmark resort on the northern part of the lake. We spent much of the day driving around the lake and taking in the … Continue reading

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Who’s up for a road trip? 

Destination Day 1 Coeur d’ Alene Idaho. The first leg of our journey went smoothly; we left the house between 10:30-10:45am (only 30-45 minutes than we had envisioned ourselves leaving by) after feverishly grabbing all the last minute things we … Continue reading

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Paulina Lake + Camping = Excellent Weekend

Last Thursday my wife, her parents, our combined three dogs and myself made it to Paulina Lake for some R&R. The forecast initially said it was to be really nice weather then as the departure day drew near, the forecast … Continue reading

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Leon Vellinga – The uncle I almost didn’t get to know

  Here is the story of how I learned of Leon (my Uncle) and his family. Some parts I am sure that I have messed up on timelines and things but I did the best I could remember. A couple … Continue reading

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In Loving Memory – Anna Bernice Nutt

Anna Bernice Nutt, born on May 25, 1940, passed away peacefully on May 17, 2015 surrounded by family at Legacy Hopewell House Hospice. She had Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).  Even though I will miss my mother indescribably, I am … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

I would like to wish everyone who celebrates Christmas, a very merry one.    For everyone else,  I wish you good health and much happiness.  Finally, for all the Seinfeld fans out there a Happy Festivus!

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aNOTHER eXCITING yEAR

Seeing my reflection upon the mirrored glass Makes me think time moves way too fast So live for the moment and enjoy every day Before your remaining sands have all slipped away I look back over this year and realize … Continue reading

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Book Review – “Ready Player One” – Spoiler Alert

Ready Player One – Ernest Cline First off, let me start by saying WOW! This book, which is a quick 374 page read, is a fantastic journey down memory lane. For me the pages simply flew by more than any … Continue reading

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