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Grace heads back to school; now a second grader!

Grace was excited to go back to school Monday, August 18th.  She was introduced to her new second grade teacher Ms. Davis on Friday; and she seemed comfortable in her classroom the first day. See some more first day of second grade photos here.

Rick’s celebrating his 45th birthday early

Rick celebrated his 45th birthday and apparently the Senator and presidential candidate, Barack Obama forgot to mention Rick’s first 45 years during his speech on the auspicious occasion of his 45th birthday.   To avoid overshadowing Obama’s opportunity to impress his constituency, we celebrated Rick’s birthday early.  The early birthday celebration had a rough start.  3 weeks earlier we’d made reservations at [...]

Rod and Gabriel visit DC

Rod and I had a great baseball weekend with the Washington Nationals and the Cincinnati Reds in the new Nats stadium.  Gabriel and Jeff also joined in.  Then Gabriel did some touring of DC for his first ever visit to the nation’s capitol.   Check out some more photos here. Did I mention that I also have a video [...]

Josh and Jess are married

Pete, Anne, Rod, Beth, Dierdre and I were all invited to the wedding of Josh and Jess in Columbus, OH.  It was a great time and a wonderful opportunity to meet up with our family and friends. It was a beautiful ceremony and they’ve posted some additional pictures on their web site: Josh also [...]

Summer Vacation 2008

We recently had a great visit here in Orlando from Chris, Brittany, Gabriel, Rod, Beth, Max, and Molly.  Together with Jen, DJ, Riley, Cassie, Judy and Bill, we had a fun pack of family and friends.  There were visits to the beach, Disney Hollywood Studios, the African themed buffet restaurant; BOMA and the Vistana resort.  [...]