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2011 Spring Break in Sedona

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We spent this year’s spring break in Sedona, Arizona. Iris and Ron had visited Sedona once, before the kids were born, but remembered very little of their trip. We stayed…

Spring Break 2010

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We took a trip to Orlando, Florida, this year during the kids’ spring break. We flew to Orlando on Sunday, taking a direct flight on American Airlines. We stayed at…

4th of July

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We spent the 4th of July weekend at Ron’s sister, Julie’s, home up in Hanford. Iris and Morgan took the Amtrak up to Hanford on Wednesday. Interestingly, the train does…

San Luis Obispo

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We traveled up the Central Coast of California to attend a memorial service for Iris’ cousin, Jim Okada. We stayed at an Embassy Suites in San Luis Obispo and had…

Thanksgiving

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Normally, we have Thanksgiving with Iris’ extended family. This year we traveled up north to San Jose to have Thanksgiving with Ron’s old roommate, Tim Orsley, and his family. We…

Blue Angels

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We took a trip up to San Francisco to watch the Blue Angels perform during Fleet Week. Apparently, Fleet Week is a pretty big deal up here. It seemed like…

Lake Isabella

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We spent four days camping at Lake Isabella, which is just east of Bakersfield. We went with the Buchers, the Olsons, and friends of the Buchers from Boy Scouts. We…

Washington, D.C.

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This was our big trip this summer, a week in Washington, D.C.. We stayed in Woodbridge, VA, and took the Metro in most days. We didn’t wake up early enough…

Spring Break 2008

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We spent the week up in Avila Beach, a small town just north of Pismo Beach. We reserved a studio unit at the San Luis Bay Inn through our timeshare.…

Skiing at Lake Tahoe

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This is our second ski trip with the kids. We stayed at a timeshare in Reno and drove two hours each morning to Sierra at Tahoe, a nice family-oriented resort.…