Rebecca is 2.5 years old today. The last couple of days we were out of town — visiting my family in Oklahoma. I plan to write more about that tomorrow. Overall, we had a great time, and this was by far our best road trip with Rebecca so far. The minivan performed well — this[...]
For Rebecca’s second birthday, we drove to Seminole County, Oklahoma, to be with my family for a couple of days, much like we did last year (recorded here). This was her third trip to Oklahoma and her fourth visit to a state besides Texas (see where we’ve been).
We took a quick three-day trip for Rebecca’s birthday, staying two nights at my parents’ house and visiting with my two sisters and a brother-in-law, and all of Rebecca’s cousins. Much fun was had by all. As usual after such a trip, it’ll take me a little while to write up the full blog entry[...]
In the age of digital photography and internet “sharing”, it’s almost senseless to post images taken 31 days ago. That time has passed and we’re looking for the new, the unseen, the now. Fortunately, almost all my readers remember earlier and less instant times when we wouldn’t see family pictures for months, when someone brought[...]
We were invited to two weddings this year, both of which would involve cross-country travel and much expense. One was my wife’s family member, the other was her best friend for 14 years. Not being able to conscientiously afford attending both of them, we made a difficult choice and attended the wedding of the best[...]
Our road trip to Oklahoma (May 9-12) was a great success by almost all measurements. On Saturday, May 7, I made sure the lawn was mowed. My wife worked 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. that day. On Sunday, May 8, while I watered the lawn, we did all our laundry and started packing. We left[...]
On Tuesday, my wife and I drove to College Station, Texas, to visit the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.
I got an email from my Mom this morning: “We had a good flight — a little bumpy from OKC to Washington D.C., but we were able to upgrade to the exit row without charge, so had more leg room. Security clearance was fast and easy in OKC. Zilch in D.C. Very crowded; thankfully both[...]
(Click here to see the Trip Overview, including a Table of Contents.) For our last full day in Canada (Friday, May 28), Marline and I made one last venture into Montreal. After Tuesday’s adventures, we felt like we were experts at riding both the commuter rail and the Metro system, and we were. It was[...]
(Click here to see the Trip Overview, including a Table of Contents.) On Day five (Thursday, May 28), Marline and I had intended to go back into Montreal to see the IMAX movie and tour the BioDome, but I slept too late. Blame it on the late evening at René-Max’s house the night before, or[...]