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Hawaii Day Five – Pineapples and Chinese Hats

The Dole plantation was established around 65 years ago as a fruit stand. It became famous for its pineapples and as part of the ever expanding Dole empire. These days it is a popular tourist attraction on Oahu. We got an early start this … Continue reading

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Hawaii Day Four – The Aquarium and a Walk

We decided to have a slower day today and since the aquarium didn’t open until 9 o’clock it worked out well to hang out in our suite for a couple of hours. Ro got to watch some TV and started writing … Continue reading

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Hawaii Day Three – I could get used to this

This morning we had intended to go to Hanauma Bay, a beautiful natural bay on the East coast of Hawaii where you can swim alongside marine life that is part of a living coral reef. We set our clocks early and arrived at … Continue reading

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Hawaii Day One – Early Mornings and Lots of Waiting

Rowen did exceptionally well today. Considering that I woke her up in the middle of the night, 04:30 to be exact, and then proceeded to take her through the hurry-up-and-wait exercise that is air travel. She was a superstar. No … Continue reading

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Weekend at the Coast

Meaghan and I spent labor day weekend at the coast with our friends Bob & Deb Beck. Bob & Deb attended our wedding back in July and very kindly extended to us an invitation to join them at their beach … Continue reading

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England here we come – almost…

As the date for our departure approaches, Meaghan and I are going through our final checklists for preparedness.  Our passports have been renewed and checked, our luggage has been retrieved from storage, and the flight information has been checked and … Continue reading

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Short Vacation

I managed to take a short vacation this weekend for the first time in a long while.  As part of the transition between working at Compli and SoftSource, I was able to arrange a 4-day long weekend.  Woohoo!  At first I didn’t think … Continue reading

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Seattle – Vacation with Meaghan

As the first set of photos to share from those we have taken over the last few months, I’d like to begin with our trip to Seattle on the first weekend of February.  For the preceeding couple of weeks, I had … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Klamath Falls Part III

Friday morning came early….very early!  One Thanksgiving tradition I had previously heard of but never partaken in was that of the post-Thanksgiving sales in the wee hours of Friday morning…as in 5:00am or earlier!  Typically, 5am has two uses for me…it is … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Klamath Falls Part II: Thursday

After the excitement of the journey down from Portland, we were both pretty frazzled.  We had barely had the chance to get our bags through the door and meet the dogs (Sophie and Libby- pictured below) before having cheese, biscuits, and … Continue reading

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