Monthly Archives: June 2014

the lees have landed

Ten months ago the Lee family set sail on a remarkable adventure. Remember when we saw them off? We’ve kept track of their travels (2,000 miles south and 2,000 miles back at never more than 5 miles an hour) via … Continue reading

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beginning and ending

She says she’s sentimental about everything. Here she is 19 years ago with her “new” red Nissan. Here she is 19 years later with her “old” red Nissan. No buyer bit hard enough, so it’s headed for the big recycling … Continue reading

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12 years of separation

I put this match-up on Facebook today and just have to share it here too. Granddaughter Marissa at two significant weddings—her parents’ in 2002 and her uncle’s in 2014. And she is every bit as lovely as she appears. UPDATE: … Continue reading

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resistant

My resistance to try anything new just caused me to register my new camera, organize all the paperwork, fiddle with the accessories, and trim out all of the foreign-language pages of the manual before braving the step of pressing the … Continue reading

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philly family

Our return to the North was a straight shot with a sleepover in Richmond, VA, though we took an intentional longcut to see a little of the Amish country around Lancaster before heading in to Philadelphia. Along the way we … Continue reading

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jacksonville, florida

Our final zag led us to familiar territory and familiar faces. I had just seen my brother, John (Johnny to me), at the wedding only a week earlier, but it was still wonderful to see him again. It was the … Continue reading

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quest for bbq

On our final zag down to Jacksonville we decided the time had come to seek out some authentic Southern BBQ. Mauri used his “Point” app to find a five-star joint in downtown Savannah. Tourists and traffic filled the streets, and … Continue reading

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