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Happy Birthday Keira-Anne


Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 — 9:31am PDT
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Four years ago I met Keira-Anne through a mutual friend and it wasn’t until about a year later that we sparked up a friendship of our own. We didn’t know each other had a blog and our first play-date was a trip out to the Kwik-E-Mart in Coquitlam. Little did either of us realize that […]

2004 to 2010


Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 — 3:09pm PDT
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I realized that I let my 6-year “blogiversary” slip past me yesterday as it was on November 22nd 2004 that I wrote my first blog post. I had the site up on Blogger for a while before that and had no idea what to publish. What I ended up posting was random and scattered. I […]

Happy Birthday John Bollwitt


Friday, September 24th, 2010 — 9:00am PDT
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Twice a year (for our anniversary and John’s birthday) I do a write-up about how important my husband is to me. I start to cry while typing, I get an email from my mom about how I made her cry, and it becomes one big huge sap-fest. This year, I’m going to keep things light.

Backyard Photowalk


Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 — 3:07pm PDT
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When I was young I remember waking up summer mornings, sun blazing through my East-facing window and warming the foot of my bed. My cat would hop across my sheet-covered legs to sprawl then bask in the rays. She would lay there until either her movements or the heat forced me to get up and […]

Field of Dreams Movie Site in Iowa


Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 — 5:08pm PDT
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During our trip to Iowa this time around we made it to the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville. Tour bus loads of baseball teams, families on picnic blankets, and old friends playing a round of catch all flock to this site made famous by Hollywood. Although it was the first time I felt […]

Dubuque to Cedar Rapids Iowa


Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 — 8:00am PDT
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Monday turned out to be far more productive than anyone thought given the previous day’s festivities on the Fourth of July. We hopped in the car and headed East into Dubuque for lunch at the Dubuque Star Brewery. Located along the Mississippi and heavily populated by mayflies (aka fishflies) the old brick building that once […]