Yearly Archives: 2013

So Thankful

When we made plans to have 14 family members join us for Thanksgiving, we had no idea how we could fit them all. Additionally, the house was still a meswith unopened boxes from our move. Thanks to my wife’s organization and “gentle” push for me to get going, we were able to be ready to […]

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Yep, our first rodeo…

I have seen rodeos on TV, but never live. Crazy sport/entertainment with roots in Spanish cattlemen known as vaqueros of the early 1700’s; what you see in a rodeo today is largely what the vaqueros did on their daily routine and, in competitions amongst themselves during idle times. It was not until the railroad expanded […]

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Our plan was to have a patio as part of the build of our new home. Unfortunately, due to weather and contractor timing the patio could not be installed before we moved in. Well, we finally have it in and we are really enjoying it.                     […]

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Recent Visitors

We were happy to have visitors from China and my sister, niece and her family during the Columbus weekend just ending. It was indeed quite a surprise when we heard from Jimmy and Vicky (Work partners while I worked in Suzhou, China). My wife and I were very happy to host them, even though it […]

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