We were lucky to have Maggie G come stay with us for a few days in Holland. The three girls had lots of fun – as we did we two adults.
We descended upon the small town of Hartville, OH for Dan and Kate’s wedding in mid-June – my cousin Rick is Kate’s dad.
My brother Doug died last. He was diagnosed with Stage IV colon cancer late in 2017.
Please excuse the language, but #fuckcancer. Do what you can to help fight cancer. Raise funds, donate, or make sure you get the appropriate checkups at the appropriate times.
I haven’t done a good job of posting pictures from my last few trips in Michigan, so here we go. First up are pictures from the end of February/early March, followed by pictures from the week of Aly’s 12th birthday.
Here’s the tale of our day at Epcot, the Chef Mickey’s at the Contemporary Resort, then Magic Kingdom, then a late dinner at Mara at Animal Kingdom Lodge.
This is Leah’s 7th birthday, told in pictures.
Here are my favorite pictures I took in December 2017:
Here are pictures from my most recent trip to Michigan.
First middle school dance, soccer, and a few other things.
As with most recent years, we made an October visit to Post Family Farm for the playgrounds, animals, hay rides, and pumpkins.
But mostly the donuts. All the donuts.
After having been away since Memorial Day, I recently spent two weeks in Michigan with the girls. I saw the dazzling total solar eclipse on a Monday (my advice: never miss a chance to be in the path of totality for a total solar eclipse!), worked part of Tuesday, and then headed up to the top of Great Smoky Mountains National Park to spend a few hours photographing the night sky. Here’s one picture for now – more coming on that later in a future post: