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pumpkin-y pennsylvania visit from new gramma and grampa terry.

as mentioned in a previous post, my mom and stepdad came down for a few days last week, to visit us before we head out west on our epic road trip. most of the first afternoon was spent settling in … Continue reading

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gettysburg national military park.

on thursday, my mom and stepdad rolled into town for a quick little visit. yesterday (saturday), we all packed into the minivan like sardines and drove to gettysburg to get some civil war knowledge in our brains. so, it was … Continue reading

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back to blah-tavia.

as previously mentioned, we made one last visit to batavia, this time to meet up with derek’s parents who were going to stay with at my mom’s house for their first ever vacation to batavia. we arrived a day early, … Continue reading

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letchworth. week 2.

our second week at letchworth was a little more low-key than the first. after all of the weekend campers cleared out, we took over the bathroom to get this grubby kid all cleaned up. since the showers only blast scalding … Continue reading

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batavia. random. to date.

we have been in batavia for about a week and a half. it’s mostly been very chill. we will stay through the weekend and then on memorial day, we will pack up and head over to letchworth state park for … Continue reading

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a fall visit to the homeland. part 1.

i graduated high school in 1994. so, last year, we attempted a 20 year reunion. it fell through. and was rescheduled for this year. a 21st reunion. scheduled for last weekend. so, we loaded up the lid kids and back … Continue reading

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homeland pilgrimage. part 5. (the last one!!)

welcome to my final post about our trip to ny! i think at this point it’s thursday on our second week. jake had the day off (a rarity). and i’m pretty sure it was rainy and gross. so we had … Continue reading

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homeland pilgrimage. part 4.

monday of week 2. a lazy day. we went to the beach to swim a bit. and ike practiced all of his diving board tricks. i don’t know what else we did. but, this is the last pic of the … Continue reading

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homeland pilgrimage. part 2.

so. i think at this point, i’m on tuesday of our first week. to help keep track. our first stop on tuesday was to visit the varland clan. even though julie just had her fourth kiddo 7 weeks before this … Continue reading

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the sad trip home.

on the morning of isaac’s birthday, my mom called to tell me that my uncle ray passed away in the night. he’s my mom’s mom’s brother. and we were all very close, growing up. i’ll save his story for another … Continue reading

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