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February 3rd, 2018 – Skiing Shawnee

We rose early and drove to Shawnee. The kids had three hours of snowboarding while Beth and I skied. Beth’s skiing is improving in leaps and bounds. The only problem with the whole experience was the crowding. It got to […]

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January 28th, 2018 – Lazy Sunday

Fifty degrees Fahrenheit and raining at the end of January. Who would have thought? Perfect day for comfort food at breakfast, indoor basketball, horse riding and downtime. Noah Scores a basket! from Craig Kennedy on Vimeo.

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January 20th, 2018 – First Au Pair Interview

We met our first Au Pair today (virtually). We’ve never had an Au Pair so we’re not sure what a perfect Au Pair would be, however it looks like we might have found one on our first attempt. Exciting!

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January 19th, 2018 – Passed Electrical, Blew out a tire

On the good news front, the electrical rough inspection for the Au Pair suite. Moving forward. On the downside, Beth was trying to park just outside our house and tore out a tire on this protruding gutter. There went the […]

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January 14th, 2018 – A Proud Husband

My perfect wife has not had good skiing experiences in the past. This weekend she overcame them and was skiing down green runs with grit and determination. Our children went from zero to snowboarding in one weekend too!

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January 13th, 2018 – Skiing and Snowboarding as beginners

What a fantastic day. The kids hit snowboard school and we hit ski school. We all had great fun and make progress! The high temp was only 14F and the wind was 25mph. COLD! Things that really worked: The JFBB […]

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January 12th, 2018 – First Ski Trip and its 65F and Raining

That’s right. Despite the fact it hasn’t been above freezing for 4 weeks, the weekend we decided to take our first ski lessons it’s 65F and raining. At least we’re only 2 hours from home.

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January 11th, 2018 – From single celled organism to poop on the window

While on the way to swimming lessons, Grace is talking about one of her friends who told her “God made us”. A discussion amongst the two children talked about evidence, science, and evolution. Proud dad. Noah started with “we evolved […]

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January 7th, 2018 – White men can’t jump

It’s 4F outside and hasn’t been above freezing for 21 days. It didn’t stop the local basketball league from playing today. Noah managed to run around like crazy but proved – once again – the truism that white men can’t […]

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January 1, 2018 – #thelastjedi

STAR WARS: The Last Jedi. What a great series. What a great story. What a great movie. A transition for sure but wonderful characters. Save the things you love, don’t fight the things you hate. Words for our time.

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