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Walking back from the library

One of the many new things we are getting used to here in Colorado is the giant piles of snow in parking lots.  The plows push it all into corners and they last much longer than any of the actual … Continue reading

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A sign?

While in Texas, we hatched a plan to perhaps find a Maine Coon cat…  then on the walk home from school a couple days later, we came across this art/graffiti.  Perhaps it is a confirmation that we should…  I know … Continue reading

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Visit to Jennifer’s

We spent the morning before our flight back hanging out with Jennifer.  Our breakfast at Kerbey Lane was awesome and was a good reminder of the mornings we used to spend there.  If we had only know our return flight … Continue reading

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Nora as Vader

We are caught up on the original Star Wars trilogy and can’t wait to go see it in the theater.  This video shows the new way Nora uses her inhaler twice a day.

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Next step from checkers

Nora plays checkers in after care periodically, so I thought it might be time to introduce chess as well.  I checked out a book on chess aimed at children and left it in her bathroom for a bit.  Unbeknownst to … Continue reading

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A Visit from the Hoinski’s

Mike, Kathy and Jane flew up for a visit this weekend.  We didn’t have much time, but we did manage to get a couple very good beers at Avery Brewing.  As you can see above, Nora and Jane definitely hit … Continue reading

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Strawberry Park Hot Springs

We spent Amanda’s birthday week at some amazing hot springs outside of Steamboat Springs.  The cabin was extremely rustic without water/electricity/plumbing, but fit with the overall vibe of the place.

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Another Coffeeshop

Nora and I were both of today, so we hit up a different coffeehouse.  This time it was Proper Grounds in Lafayette.  Their coffee was incredible and reminded me of Houndstooth in Austin.  Obviously, the hot chocolate was tasty as … Continue reading

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NCAR science day open house

We met up with a couple of Nora’s classmates at NCAR for their yearly science open house.  They had tons of hands on exhibits and crafts for the kids as well as the adults.  The face painting person had a … Continue reading

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Addition to Nora’s Garden

Kathy put a new plant called an angel trumpet out while we were gone with the below note accompanying it.  She only left it out for a couple days before it was replaced with another plant but for that time … Continue reading

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