Family, Life in Holland Michigan

The Many Faces of Maggie

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.

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Family

Dan & Kate’s Wedding – June 2018

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.

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Family

Goodbye Brother

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.

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Family

Catching Up On Michigan Pictures

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.

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Astrophotography, Family, Great Smoky Mountains, Photography, Travel

A Couple Recent Visits to GSMNP

After our quick trip to Charleston, we spent a few days here in Greenville, before heading up to Gatlinburg and Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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Family, Travel, Walt Disney World

WDW2018 Day Six: Leah’s 7th 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.

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Best Pictures Monthly, Family

Best Pictures: December 2017

Here are my favorite pictures I took in December 2017:

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Family

Family Pictures from My Michigan Trip

Here are pictures from my most recent trip to Michigan.

First middle school dance, soccer, and a few other things.

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Family, Life in Holland Michigan

Post Family Farm Pumpkin Patch

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.

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Family, Life in Holland Michigan

My Recent Trip to Michigan

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:

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