So this is what I”m doing this weekend…

Our trip to San Diego

We’re driving to San Diego CA this weekend.  My route says about 14 hours of driving (total).  We’re staying in Pt. Loma and on the way down we’ll drive through Big Bear, and on the way home we’ll drive through Joshua Tree National Park.

Can’t Wait!!!!

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Happy New Year!!

Happy New Year 2016 from the Alvars in Vegas!!

2015 was a fair year; we’ve had better and we’ve had worse.
We’re hoping to do a little better next year, wish us luck.  🙂

Here’s the ever recurring New Years Eve holiday-bash-front-porch-photo:

And in the immortal words of Col Potter: “Here’s to the new year. May she be a damn sight better than the old one and may we all be home before she’s over.”

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New Image Gallery thing

I added a new image gallery plugin thingy to this blow/website and I’m testing it.
Assuming it works, there should be an album of pictures from my trip to Yuma AZ in Feb 2015.

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Family Dates!

At the top of the page under the totally awesome cover photo, is a link that says “Important Dates”.  It’s got everyone that I cold think of’s Birthday and all the Anniversaries that I know about.


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home from the wedding

Tira starts work on Wed and had a Dr appt on Tue, so we had to come home. Alas, it was a great trip. Heather got married, we had a great drive back, and our new trailer worked great!

That was one of the things we worried about…the camper I mean, because the refrigerator had gone out twice. The second time was only a couple of weeks before Tira went to ND in July so we were definitely concerned.

My second big worry was my truck because of its age, and it also did great! 🙂

So all’s well that ends well. Congratulations Heather and Jeremiah!

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