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Throwing Real Punches: Happy Birthday Jenny

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yeah, we’ve had our share of brawls. Last night over dinner we reminisced about Christmas tree shopping when we were little and recalled the time we got into a fight in the parking lot. We both got teary-eyed we were laughing so hard – last night – not at the time. Being the little sister […]

Bollwitts in Iowa – The Trek Home

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We have 4 hours to sleep, 3 hours to drive, 3 airplanes to connect, 1 piece of luggage to check that hopefully doesn’t end up in Dallas and a total of 6 hours to fly before we touch down in the Pacific Northwest tomorrow afternoon. It’s been too short, time has flied, and we’re really […]

Bollwitts in Iowa – The Heart of America

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The luggage finally arrived after taking a tour through Chicago, Dallas, Des Moines, Kansas City and finally Lee’s Summit. It’s been to more places on this trip (so far) than I have. However, I got to explore a bit of Kansas City by car today, and even cross over into the state of Kansas. We […]

Best of 604: Family Edition Update

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last month I put out a “Family Edition” of the Best of 604, focusing on parks, playgrounds and kid-friendly establishments. Having never been to one of the parks I recommended I did so solely on my sister’s advice. She has three kids, 7 years old and younger, so she knows a good park when she […]


Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On quiet Saturday afternoons after a busy week your thoughts can wander away from work and schedules and reflect on some of the more important things like… making a personal blog post. I can’t believe it’s almost Thanksgiving and I must admit this is one of my favourite times of year. When we were young, […]