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Category Archives: Travel


Last year, on the morning of January 1st, I called Lisa D. and asked her if we could spend next New Year’s EveView full post »

Meant to be friends…

A couple of weeks ago, my bestie Lisa D. came to town with family in tow.  This is a big deal.  BIG.  It had beenView full post »


The best part of smartphones (for me) is having a camera on me at all times with out having to lug the big one aroundView full post »

I had never been to Florida.  I had no idea what to expect outside of oranges, gators and the 8 billion photos I’View full post »


We just got back from a week in this magnificent place.  We were visiting Dan’s side of the family.  It was myView full post »

Such a Perfect Day

I love Georgetown.  Ever since I lived in Virginia and worked in Washington, D.C. in my  20s, I have loved GeorgetownView full post »

Playing Tourist

Early in June we got some awesome news.  Cousin Meahgan was moving to town for a summer job with the federal governmentView full post »

Ma famille.

Easter weekend brought family from afar.  We all congregated at our house where we ate, drank, talked, relaxed andView full post »

Far and Away…

While Dan worked fingers to the bone at home, the kids and I took a trip to visit Nana and Papoo.  It had nothing to doView full post »


Our trip could be summed up like this: Dan and I went to San Diego.  Without kids.  It was glorious but cold. I havenView full post »

With his Papoo.

Jaia and Wes spent time with my parents over the past few days.  Their visits together are never, ever long enough (forView full post »

On our way home!

Dan thought he could get away with packing only 1 pair of pants.  It backfired …View full post »

Day 84 – Falling behind.

We’ve had a busy summer so far.  And when I say busy, I mean BUSY.  We’ve seen a lot, done a lot and haveView full post »

Long overdue – Our trip out west

The day Wes turned one month old, Dan’s youngest sister, Annissa, graduated from high school.  In Kipling,View full post »

behind enemy lines

Hello. This is Mark. I’m currently in Germany, doing some work that won’t interest anyone reading this.View full post »