Turtles All The Way Down

Posted on June 27, 2014 by 5 Comments

thumbnail image We went on a visit to a turtle place. It's called NOAA sea turtle labs (to see the website go to: http://www.galvestonlab.sefsc.noaa.gov/seaturtles/FAQ/ ). This is a special fishing net that I got to try out. ...

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Art Cars

Posted on June 19, 2014 by 2 Comments

thumbnail image Houston is home to the 'largest art car parade in the world.' A few weeks ago we dropped in to have a look. I don't think Houstonians have enough opportunities to let their Freak Flags fly, so this was as good of an excuse as any. What else can you say... it's art....

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The Suit

Posted on June 10, 2014 by 10 Comments

thumbnail image I have exactly one suit. Probably, the only one I'll ever own. It mostly just hangs in closets. Currently, in an upstairs bedroom at Angela's mom's house. I believe we've successfully dated it to 1998. I must have bought it for a job interview, but I don't remember wearing it to one. It's not particularly stylish and not ...

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Das Wagen

Posted on May 6, 2014 by 5 Comments

thumbnail image We're been absent for a while because we've ended up back in Texas. Just us. Red Beard is still in Colorado. Due to an illness in the family, we hopped on a quick flight that took us from a freezing blizzard to tropical heat and humidity in just a few hours. Since we had to be out ...

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Head On

Posted on April 24, 2014 by 13 Comments

thumbnail image We were only skiing on the mountain for a few hours when Bode got torpedoed. Some yahoo was flying down out of control and pegged Bode on 'White Out'. A helmet-to-helmet collision that was not pretty. A 200+ lb guy and 50 lb Bode. Guess who got the worst of it? I saw the whole thing, ...

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The Cardboard Classic

Posted on April 23, 2014 by No Comments

thumbnail image One of the reasons to head up to Steamboat was that it was the last weekend of operation for the season - and we had free passes.  In general, the last weekend also means a big party. In Steamboat, they had some free bands -  G. Love headlined - and some wacky activities like a pond ...

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Strawberry Park

Posted on April 22, 2014 by No Comments

thumbnail image We had heard about these hot springs from Jake - a guy we met on the beach in Mexico almost 4 years ago. Right on cue, we were walking down the street in Steamboat Springs when Jake popped out of a restaurant - "Hey, I saw the bus - you made it!"  Sure, he ...

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