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Grand Teton Mountains

Yellowstone, Jackson Hole, Salt Lake City

Just returned with the family from Salt Lake City, Jackson Hole and Yellowstone. The most memorable sites: Antelope island just outside Salt Lake City. Downtown Jackson Hole The drive from Jackson to Yellowstone viewing the Grand Tetons Yellowstone valley / Yellowstone river The Grand prismatic basin, Old faithful geyser, and Firehole drive, inside Yellowstone Catch...Read More

Russian Memories, Denis Visits

Was fantastic having Denis T. visit us this past weekend. It has been multiple years since I was last in Russia and Denis had never physically met the family. Spent some time in Alexandria and Washington DC along with just sitting and playing with the girls. A neat time to reconnect!

White House Gardens

Got a neat opportunity today to tour the White House Gardens. For one weekend a year the White House opens their gardens in the fall. Our family went in the mid afternoon and loved seeing the White House up-close and seeing the Rose Garden, Jacqueline Kennedy garden, the Children’s garden, Kitchen garden and more. We...Read More

Dulles Plane Pull Day 2017

We love going to the IAD Plane Pull Day. The event is a fundraiser for Special Olympics and generates near $400k annually at this one event. We love the kids activities and bounce houses, touring through all the planes and cars, and of course watching the teams compete as they pull a United or FedEx...Read More

Merry Christmas!

Are the yearly ‘family Christmas update letters’ corny or captivating? Remember how around early December your mailbox would be stuffed with letters that recapped a family’s happenings in the past year? Quite possibly these letters are now extinct, replaced by people sharing every detail about daily happenings on social media. Well, my wife and I...Read More

5 Years of UK Memories

Been thinking about our time here in the UK. We compiled some of the memories that we’ll not soon forget. However, words alone can’t express the 5 years of great memories we’ve had in Britain. Hopefully, the below photo montage will! Taking the 7:54 service into London Bridge and watching the same people queued up...Read More

Rhodes, Greece

The island of Rhodes was just starting to buzz. Tourists will be coming in droves, soon, but we found the island ‘natural’ and sparse with visitors. A great time to holiday here! It wasn’t our first time to Greece. Prior we had visited Santorini, Athens and Delphi. Rhodes felt greener than Santorini but lacked the...Read More