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It worked out perfectly to combine a work conference for Nick in Seattle with family weekends in Bellingham. So we flew into Seattle and headed up for a day with Kara’s Grandparents who are in their 90’s. We did church and lunch which was enough adventure for one day.  While Nick was at his conference, Ivan and I explored Seattle. We have a museum pass that let us into some in Seattle. So we enjoyed the Children’s Museum of Bellevue, Science Center of Seattle, Museum of Flight. Ivan’s favorite was the Children’s Museum where he got to play with race cars, a big rig, climbing ropes, trains and water tables. After the week of Seattle we headed back up to Bellingham for one more day and thankfully it was a wonderful sunny day. We took Kara’s grandparents on a drive and out to lunch with a view of the water near the Canadian boarder. It was a lovely trip to see family and friends, but we were glad to be back home, despite the early snow in CO!

Check out a video of photos.

 

 

IMG_20180820_115610.jpgWe spent a lovely week on the beach in Florida.  Ivan loves the sand and is beginning to like the waves and water so it still is a great place to relax. This time we found a tiny complex with about 25 unites right on the beach. We had a kitchen, outdoor tables to eat at, pool that over looked the beach with sand and water 5 steps below.

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It was perfect. We took a few excursions to Kennedy Space Center, Daytona International Speedway and bowling. Ivan loved it all. I really enjoyed learning about all the space science at Kennedy and we ended up meeting another couple on the beach who used to work there so interesting to get inside stories.  We enjoyed both delicious seafood as well as simple meals prepped at our place. All in all a great relaxing vacation. Check out our video https://vimeo.com/286768881.

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My parents had a celebration of 40 years of ministry that they asked my brother and I and our families to be a part of in Pennsylvania.  So we booked a flight to Harrisburg and arrived and headed to the party. We had a busy weekend of being together in a very eclectic house in Mt Gretna as well as spending time where my parents are parked with great family friends who have known me all my life.  The boys were in the pool as much as the rain held off and didn’t seem to mind the chilly water.  We hit up a few tourist stops before parting ways.

Nick and I then took a day to visit Baltimore, MD and hang out around the Inner Harbor area. We walked around and explored some local places and the free Baltimore Art Museum. We thoroughly enjoyed some great seafood while there then headed back to drop Nick off at the airport.

Ivan and I stayed a week longer so that I could visit with my dear friends from elementary school and a college friend in the area.  It was fun to reconnect and have play dates with kidos.  Ivan as always was excited to meet new friends and play as much as possible yet did really well when he was the only one as well.  He is such a great traveler.

We rounded off the trip by a visit to Roots Farmers Market and dinner with special family friends. It was great, but we were tired and ready to be home and see Nick again.

 

Click here for a video of photos. https://vimeo.com/284805882

Better late than never, but I’m finally getting our blog update. We were able to be with Nick’s family over Easter.  His sister, Leia, and her kids from Italy were visiting so we all flew down to Phoenix, where his sister Abby lives, for the Easter weekend and beyond. Nick took a couple of days off work then worked from AZ for a couple of days. It was great to hang out with everyone.

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My parents were still parked in AZ so we slept there and had breakfast with them, other than that didn’t really see them as Ivan would fall asleep before we got back for the night.  He had so much fun playing with all his cousins all day it wore him out.  We also highlighted the Zoo, Phoenix Science Center, playgrounds, parks and Abby’s pool.

So much fun!

Check out the photos and video clip in this fun video https://vimeo.com/271789575.

We had the chance to go to Cabo for vacation in February.

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It was not as warm as we thought it might be and we were all a bit sick, but otherwise it was relaxing and  nice to be in the sunshine.  Ivan enjoyed the sand and playing everyday on the beach.

Here’s a video of some picture. https://vimeo.com/260672986

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Thankful for a place to come to feel warm and see beautiful sunset?

Today we traveled to Arizona, and I am so thankful for a travel buddy who is happy about getting up at 4 a.m. to get on airplane.

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