Snowdonia

1 Sep

Last week we went on holiday to northern Wales. On our way, we stopped at Ironbridge Gorge. It was a perfect detour into the industrial age past. Ironically, the bridge was created the same time the American colonies were fighting … Read More »

Larry Mahlum

24 Aug

The last few days, I’ve been in San Diego. My good friend and former college roomate, Larry Mahlum, died. He had colotis which developed into colon cancer and matastasized throughout his body. I got to talk with him, briefly, before … Read More »

Paintball Birthday Party

7 Jul

We held Gabriel’s birthday party at Apocalypse Paintball. It was a great day. There were around ten kids and it was cloudy with no rain. The temperature was comfortable for them to run around in the paintball overalls. The party … Read More »

Bavaria

20 Jun

We spent a long weekend in Bavaria visiting our friends Wendy, Frank and Luke. Susie and Wendy met as part of UMA (Unconventional Mothers of Austin), when Gabriel and Luke were babies. They moved out to Munich about the same … Read More »

Chasing Grandmom and Fred in Ireland

4 Jun

Over the Summer half-term holiday, we joined Leora and Fred in Ireland. Instead of flying and renting a car, we drove our car through Bristol and southern Wales to take a ferry out of Fishguard to Rosslare Harbour. We stayed … Read More »

Relax Time in the Algarve

23 Apr

What can I say, this holiday was unbelievable. We stayed in a Villa outside of Boliqueime in a little town called Alfontes. The villa (Casa Meme) was to die for. It had a private pool, hot tub, and tennis court. … Read More »