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Happy New Year

As the new year approaches, I thought it would be fun to take a look back at 2008: January The boys enjoyed all of their Christmas gifts from 2007 A storm caused one of our trees to fall over Trip to the Sacramento Railroad Museum February Cooper started riding a bike without training wheels Caden […]

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Posted on December 31st, 2008 at 11:42 pm

Merry Christmas

We had a wonderful Christmas this year, although it was a bit unusual. Since Cooper and Caden were both sick, it was the first time that we didn’t travel anywhere on Christmas Day. We missed spending time with extended family, but it was nice not having to drive on Christmas and the boys enjoyed playing […]

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Posted on December 26th, 2008 at 12:27 pm

Fairytale Town

Pictures for the first part of November are posted (finally)! They include a trip with Grandma (Lisa) and Grandpa (Ron) to Fairlytale Town in Sacramento. Growing up in Sacramento, I went there quite often as a kid, so it is always fun to go back. More November and December pictures coming soon!

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Posted on December 12th, 2008 at 7:56 am


Pumpkin Patch: On Oct 26th, we took our 4th annual trip to Bishop’s Pumpkin Farm in Wheatland. In the 4 years that we’ve been going, Bishop’s has turned into quite the attraction. Our trick is to go early on a Sunday, which gives us a couple hours before the masses arrive. [Pictures] Pumpkin Carving: The […]

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Posted on November 2nd, 2008 at 9:02 am

October News

Caden’s “broken” leg update: so, it turns out that his buckle fracture was a relatively minor hairline fracture and he didn’t even need a cast, nor did it prevent him from walking for 4-6 weeks. He stayed in a split and actually had it taken off last Monday (10/13). He is still walking with a […]

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Posted on October 18th, 2008 at 10:08 am

Happy 3rd Birthday Caden!

Yesterday, Friday 19th, was Caden’s 3rd Birthday! It’s hard to believe that he’s already 3 years old. September has been a very big month for both of the boys, but especially for Caden. Sept 3rd was the boys first day of preschool, Cooper’s second year and Caden’s first! What a milestone! The boys go three […]

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Posted on September 20th, 2008 at 11:18 pm

Labor Day Weekend 2008

There were two big events this last Labor Day weekend and they were both scheduled on Sunday. The neighborhood were Shannon grew up was throwing a 50th Anniversary party and the Minnesota Twins were in town playing the Oakland A’s. Since there were two events planned for Sunday, Shannon and I decided to split up […]

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Posted on September 12th, 2008 at 8:23 am

Monterey Family Vacation 2008

We recently returned from a 5-day family vacation in the Monterey, CA area. We stayed in a beautiful 1 bedroom cottage, the Quails Nest, in Carmel-By-The-Sea, just blocks away from the beach. Click on the pictures below to view the images for that day. Day 1 We left our house around 11am and arrived at […]

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Posted on August 27th, 2008 at 10:57 pm