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California Roots Trip

I first heard of a “roots trip” from my Auntie Teresa. Every year she would take her son and nieces and nephews on a day trip to visit her family’s childhood home on Tehama St. in San Francisco. It’s the same house, with 3 separate flats – one on each floor, where my grandparents lived… Continue reading California Roots Trip

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Spring Five

Happy Summer!! Oh wait – I totally skipped Spring on the blog! I admit it… I just don’t prioritize blogging during the school year. The other priorities just don’t leave enough space. But school’s out for summer vacay and now I’ve got a chance to look back and write about our Spring highlights πŸ™‚ Calvin’s… Continue reading Spring Five

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Live the Life You Love

In 2014 James and I started the tradition of choosing a New Year’s quote for our family. So each year around New Year’s we try to pick a quote that embodies our hopes and intentions for the coming year.  Here are a couple of past posts about our new year’s quotes: (The post about 2016… Continue reading Live the Life You Love

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17 Things From 2017

Well 2017, it’s been real. Thanks for the memories. We are settling into a very quiet New Year’s Eve at home and getting ready to say goodbye to the old year and ring in the new. But first, and better late than never, here’s a recap of our year. (PS – These are not in… Continue reading 17 Things From 2017

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Fall Five

Hello dear friends and family and kind blog readers stopping by πŸ™‚  Before Fall completely gets away from me, though after Thanksgiving it already feels like winter! – I wanted to drop a quick recap of our very busy season.  School Days These are pics from Henry’s, Calvin’s, and my first day of school! Calvin… Continue reading Fall Five

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Henry’s 4th Birthday!

Happy Birthday dear Henryyyyyy… Haaappy Biiiiiirthday toooooo youuuuuuu!!! Donuts, apparently, are our go-to birthday breakfast this year, mainly because donuts areΒ my favorite and I’m the early riser who is more willing to hit the Dunkin’ or Krispy Kreme drive through than I am willing to actually cook something. And, ya know, they’re a special treat… Continue reading Henry’s 4th Birthday!

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Camp Granny and Danpa

Last week James and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary! Ten years ago on 07/07/07, we exchanged vows in my home church in Georgia and the next day we were off on our honeymoon to the Outer Banks of North Carolina with a Hobie catamaran, borrowed from the GA Tech sailing club, in tow.Β To celebrate… Continue reading Camp Granny and Danpa