Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Not All Who Wander Are Lost
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Monday, June 13, 2011

Family Visit

We had a wonderful visit with Kevin’s family yesterday.  And, the weather finally cooperated. It was sunny and in the low 70s with no bugs.  Perfect.

Kevin’s brother and his wife who live in Iowa were planning to be in town this weekend so we had planned a family get together.  His sister, her son, and her daughter and son-in-law and their four children also came out to visit us for an afternoon picnic.

We haven’t taken a siblings picture in several years so it was time. That’s Kevin on the left, his sister Mary and brother Josef.


P1020012Mary has two children, Richard and Terri. Terri’s married to Rick and they have four children, Gregory, Vanessa, Amanda and Alisha.  The kids were sure well behaved.  I think they all had a good time.






Here’s Kevin with our three year old great-niece Alisha.  She is such a cutie and really took to Kevin and his brother for some reason. 


We sat around and chatted and caught up on everyone’s news.  We had a picnic lunch and just enjoyed the day. 


Today, Kevin went golfing with some friends.  He really enjoys golf.  He actually had to set the alarm and got up at 5:45 am in order to drive for over an hour to meet up with the guys.  Now, that’s a golf lover.  I spent a quiet day, a little on-line work, a nice walk, some sitting in the sun reading.  I know, tough life!

Don’t wish upon a star – Reach for one!


  1. Good to see the weather cooperated for your family get together. Always nice to connect with family.

  2. There is nothing better than a visit with family!! You guys have a very nice looking group there! Glad the weather decided to be nice. :-)

  3. There is nothing better than a visit with family!! You guys have a very nice looking group there! Glad the weather decided to be nice. :-)

  4. I'm a little late to the table with this one, but that's par for the course. (ooh, a bit of a golf pun) I actually wanted to comment on the Anniversary. Nice Going. Happy Anniversary! Also....isn't it "quaint" when folks make off handed remarks that at the time (and perhaps for ever and ever, Amen) are completely out of place?? Like, "it's not going to last". Seriously? Why would anyone say such a thing? Unless of course they want to leave an impression that lasts for 35 years? I guess.
    I'm reminded of a comment that one of my siblings made many, many years ago when I told him I was putting my wife through University. (you would refer to it as College). He couldn't quite grasp the concept at all and made some stupid comment about it being a "waste of time".
    So lets move ahead about 25 years... She's the Divisional Controller for the "Europe, Middle East and Asia" division of a very large multi-national corporation, with sales last year in her division alone of just shy of 2 billion US dollars.
    Um, I think maybe "WRONG" comes to mind??
    I won't venture to say what sort of "lifestyle" he is "enjoying", since that would just be mean.


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