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Homecomings 2: Aberdeen Ave

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s a shame I can’t remember the sound of the electric trolley transit buses that rolled up and down either side of Aberdeen Ave. They were yellow and white with black trim, and had rear doors that opened on the driver’s side to accommodate loading on one-way streets and off the boulevard under the maple […]

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 […]