Monthly Archives: July 2009

More Vacation Galleries

Yee-hah. I have a story about the continental divide that is probably better saved for another day, but… Riding the Cumbres & Toltec railroad Riding the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge plus others Incidentally, Bike Week in Sturgis begins this … Continue reading

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Vacation Pictures

This gallery will hold the pictures. It’s got 82 from the first two days of travel with stops in Texico, NM, Santa Rosa, NM, and on the road to Chama, NM. Hope you enjoy. Or not. Your choice.

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Travel News From My Parents

My Dad Lloyd writes: Hi all, Here we are in Alaska after getting up at 3:00 a.m. to catch a 7:10 flight to PHX, we are traveling with some friends who retired from AA, We made it through to Anchorage unscathed. They didn’t … Continue reading

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Scenes from the Day

My children are chicken-fried nuts. Jacob is chaotic at times, but underneath that boy who’s running around screaming and pretending to be a robot is a very keen mind. Exemplar gratis: we used to own a hammock. It’s strings have … Continue reading

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Salsa De Cojones

SALSA DE COJONES 7 or 8 roma tomatoes 2 jalapeno peppers 1 small yellow onion 1 head cilantro ¼ cup apple cider vinegar (approximate) salt and pepper ½ t. chili powder oil for tossing vegetables blender half-sheet pan parchment paper … Continue reading

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New Photos

I’ve added some photos from May, June, and July, including a picture of the cocoonie as Jacob calls it. May 2009 June 2009 July 2009 This set contains the cocoonie, stylishly disguised as a sumo outfit.

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Jacob’s been a little bit odd lately. I’m not sure what it is, but he’s had a moment of either sheer brilliance or lunacy. Laureen found a dress at the thrift store which essentially looks like a shift. It’s copper … Continue reading

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Little Things

Many of you know that we’ve been trying to streamline/straighten/work out our finances and other money situations for a while now. Today was a watershed day, but only in the sense that water on the roof of a shed might … Continue reading

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Exponential Laundry

I understand that clean clothes are necessary in today’s civilized world, but it’s strange how much laundry has evolved. When you’re a kid, the clothes appear magically in your dresser. Sometimes you get dirt on your favorite shirt, and you … Continue reading

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