Morning Walk

I don’t know if I would take a walk every morning if I didn’t have a dog.  I’m sure I would find an excuse not to, especially if the weather wasn’t perfect.

However, if I had this view on my walk I’m sure I would never skip it!

 

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This walking trail from the house we stayed at in Sea Ranch went on forever.  I could do this everyday!

 

 

I’ve Said It Before…

I got back yesterday from a wonderful four day trip to Sea Ranch with my mom and sisters.  I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again… no matter how much I enjoy going away on these little vacations (and I do love it), there’s no place like home.

 

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“Home”

Thank you Linda, Joyce and Mom for a very memorable get-away.  Love you guys!

 

 

Palm Sunday

Yesterday was Palm Sunday. It was also the one year anniversary of dad’s passing.

Mom, Linda, Joyce and I attended mass in Gualala. The church was beautiful.  The day was perfect.  I  know dad was smiling.

 

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Lunch after church.

 

 

Cheers

Cheers to National Sibling Day!

A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.

 

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I am looking forward to spending time at Sea Ranch this weekend with mom, Linda and Joyce where we will fill these glasses once again.

 

 

Softball Saturday

 

It was a beautiful day Saturday for mom and I to take a drive to Angles Camp to watch Natalie play softball.

(Note:  All these pictures had to be shot thru a chain link fence.  That’s why many of them have the weird shadows.)

 

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I think Natalie was pretty happy that they needed her daddy to help coach this game.

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And did Nick have fun helping out?  I’m pretty sure he did.

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P.S.  I guess The Stink Eye must run in the family!

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Donald Duck

When we were away at Spring Training Kevin sent us a picture of two ducks in our pool.  No way!  However, almost every day since we’ve been home one of those ducks have returned.

Brenden spent the night Friday and he “really, really” wanted to see the duck.  He had me look up online what ducks like to eat.  One of the things was kale.  I have kale growing in my garden so Brenden cut some and put it in a dish and set it next to the pool.

Friday we were working in the back yard and the duck flew overhead.  I think since we were outside he didn’t land and sadly, he did not return on Friday.

But Saturday morning when I woke up… there he was!  Brenden was so excited to see him and he thought we should give him a name.  His first choice was ‘Mr. Duck That Comes To Swim in Grandma Judy’s Pool’.  I convinced him that was too long of a name, and finally it was decided we would name him Donald Duck.

I don’t know if it’s a good thing to have a duck in your swimming pool, but I have suddenly become attached to this little guy and look for him every day.

 

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Mr. Donald Duck

 

 

 

Game Face

It is that time of the year again… Baseball!!

Mom, Brenden and I went to watch Jackson’s t-ball game on Saturday.  This little guy has a major league game face!

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Giving the runner the ‘stink eye’… I dare you to try to steal!!

 

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Well… maybe he didn’t have a ‘game face’ for the entire game!

 

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Little sister, Mia, wants to play too… I can’t wait!

 

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Couldn’t keep her off the field…

 

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Cheering for Jackson… There is no better way to spend a sunny Saturday morning!

 

 

 

Born To Dance

 

Linda told me that Kenzie has a dance recital coming up in June…  I can’t wait.  This girl was born to dance!

 

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And when she wasn’t dancing… she was exploring and having fun.  My favorite kind of pictures to take!

 

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I was so worried about how the light would be.  It was late morning with bright sun… a horrible combination for pictures.  But I had to make it work because there was no other time we could meet before the blossoms would be gone.

 

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By the way… the dress changes were Kenzie’s idea.  We had to compare which one twirled the most.  I think this last one won.

 

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I don’t know what this was all about, but I had to post it… it’s my favorite.  Gotta love that pout!