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Home Again

I’m downloading photos and uploading videos and the kids are positively glued to me because we’re all happy to be together right now.

This is where we had dinner the first night. I walked around slackjawed for three days.

My Mom is Packing

My Mom is back with her camera and her humor. Get ready for a series from her because she’s packing for a trip.

Getting ready for a two week trip to Europe. What else do I need?

By |September 24th, 2012|Spain, Travel|0 Comments

The Gift of Presence

I boarded the Amtrak Surfliner just before 9am to arrive in San Diego just after noon. From the train I could have taken a taxi but to save $40 or so on cab fare I hopped onto a bus that took me most of the way to the camp where Jane had spent the […]

I Dropped My Daughter off at the Airport and it was like… Nothing

Jane had a 6.30am flight this morning. She’s just arrived in the midwest for a week of rockclimbing, canoeing and camping with Outward Bound. She went last year and to say that it changed her life would be a gross understatement. The combination of sports and mountaineering has given Jane the ability to walk […]

I’m Pretty Sure Mr. G Won’t Go For This

TomTom is searching for five families or groups of friends to spend two weeks on a tropical island and earn 10,000 euros for mapping it. TomTom’s Map Paradise Project will help create five new navigable maps for: Fiji, St. Lucia, Mauritius, Cape Verde, and the Seychelles.

Part of me wanted to share this opportunity with […]

She Just Wasn’t My Dog but Jane is 100% My Daughter

Today was the first day of actual volleyball (don’t even ask me why I had to leave my house before dawn on Monday) so we scheduled a dinner on the hotel property. We thought driving the kids around Tempe might be a little bit much.

When you walk from The Grand to Aunt Cheladas (could […]