Blog posts from birthday
Bali: snorkeling at Menjangan Island

Bali: snorkeling at Menjangan Island

After breakfast on the water we walked over to the dive center where we first completed some paperwork and were given fins. While there we met Carolyn, an American working in SE Asia who would also...


Today was my grandmother's birthday;  she would have been 90 this year. I still think about and miss her daily.

self-portrait at 33

I turned 33 today and Eric has a surprise dinner reservation for me tonight... looking forward to it!

our new Weber!

Eric's birthday present this year was a lovely new Weber grill. Folks on both sides pitched in and we can't wait to get it dirty!  :) (three hours of assembly by a PhD required) (with a side burner...

33 years

A big happy birthday to the cutest boy I know. :)

Happy Birthday, Dad!

My dad is 67 years young today and I believe this photo of him is from 1998, the year I graduated college. Happy birthday, Dad! Enjoy your James Bond martini and remember it's always happy hour...

Happy Birthday Leandra!

Also heard as feliz cumpleaños in spanish, or in the spirit of the Beijing Olympics, "生日快乐] (shēngrì kuàilè)" in mandarin, happy birthday Leandra :)

seven years old

A very special someone in our family is celebrating her seventh birthday today by sprawling out on the bed under the fan after her walk this morning. I think she is saving her energy for a ribeye...

Our Itinerary

2024 Trips

San Diego, CA (Jan)
Sarasota, FL (Feb)
Madrid, Spain (Mar)
Valencia, Spain (Mar+Apr)
Palma, Mallorca (Apr)
Croatia (May)
Faroe Islands (Aug)
London, UK (Sept)
Bari, Italy (Sept)
Rome, Italy (Oct)
Frankfurt, Germany (Oct)

2022 Trips

Florida (Feb)
NC Mountains (Apr)
Washington DC (Apr)
Valencia, Spain (May)
Hilton Head, SC (May)
Pacific NW (Jun)
Long Island (Jul)
Florida (Sept)
Chicago (Sept)
Poland (Sept)
NC Mountains (Nov)
Euro Xmas Markets (Dec)