Distributed Christmas celebrations

Dump truck cargo

Our Christmas celebrations didn’t go according to plan due to unforeseen circumstances. Nevertheless, we had some good family times.

Because Mark and Annmarie were planning to be in La Grande, Oregon for Christmas day, we had our family get together on Saturday, December 20. We had lots of presents that we […]

Annual Christmas Letter

Sending out a short family oriented letter recapping our year has become our custom. Here’s an edited version of what we did this year.

We’ve done a few interesting things this year. We spent a week in Bend, Oregon in July where the lingering snow pack kept us out some of our favorite trails in […]

It’s a wonderful life

I wonder how many times the movie by this title will be shown this holiday season. While at the time of its release, the movie did not generate high attendance, it has since been called by many movie critics the best inspirational film of all time. I haven’t watched the movie this year, but I […]