5th Birthday

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Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Monday, October 21, 2019

Birthday Bonanza 2019

One can never have too many birthday celebrations.

Celebration #1:  overnight and breakfast...

at Great Wolf Lodge.

Celebration #2: at Nana and Pop Pop's house.

Celebration #3: at Grandma and Grandpa's house

Celebration #4: with friends at Defy Air Sports.

Happy 9th Birthday!

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

September 2019

End of summer fun: swimming and

black light miniature golf.

Back to school and


Sunday, August 18, 2019

Oregon 2019

Celebrating Dad's birthday on the plane to Portland.
Fascinating stop at the Oregon Museum of Science & Industry
View of the Willamette River while in Portland

Jumping Pacific Ocean waves (with Dad and Uncle JJ) in Seaside

At Ecola St. Park with Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach in background
K's personality can fill this chair.
P. fulfilling the one activity he really wanted to do in Seaside.  It is a multi-generational tradition.

A visit to U. of O. in Eugene

We love the Ducks.
DJ Gavin at the Saturday night party. K and P provided dancing and sword fighting to the d.j. beat.

Monday, July 8, 2019

Hola to Mexico, June 2019

The kids' favorite:  jumping off the cliff.

Look closely:  that is Gavin midair with fine form.

Kesleigh also showing fine form.

A walk on the beach

Hammock time

Gavin taking a cooking class and using a very large knife.

Oh, the food!

The joy of choosing whatever you want to eat: crepes smothered in chocolate or pizza.

The most beautiful senorita

Iguana whisperer

Family dinner in one of the restaurants.  That is Gavin in the red shirt in the background.  He is running because he is late for dinner. He stopped to read some signs - in Spanish.

Trying coconut milk

The Joules and the Joules

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

May 2019

Early May visit to Mommy's bench at the Zoo.

Mother's Day visit to the bench with decorations and cards this time

Gavin recovering from a cyst removal on his hand

Preston and his badly bruised finger

Kesleigh's selfie:  no injuries noted

We went hunting for tadpoles but only found 3 worms.
We did, however, find a giant soccer ball and caught a huge gust of wind.