Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Happy 8th Birthday aVa

Tried to fix Bessie's eyes, but it didn't work so well:*) Oh, and notice what Ava's wearing this year? Now, look down and see last year...too funny!

Sunday, January 30, 2011


Sorry I've been so bad about the blog...I forget that some of my faithful friends and family do not do Facebook. So here it is, a bit about our trip.

No John...someone has to work! My friend Camie from Colusa flew to Japan where we then jetted off to Bangkok for a week. She has timeshares, so she traded for a beautiful 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath apt:*) No masseuse though:*( But shopping, eating, massaging and scrubbing was hard work, so we left Bangkok to fly to Chiang Mai, where we had to start off getting a massage, as that hour fly left me a little haggard.

So it's Sunday, and Ava has met some children to play with, so we're having a rest day whilst Camie goes in search of adventure. She likes to see the world; doesn't she know I'm on vacation:*)?

Photos to follow when we get home. This hard drive on our 4 year old MacBook is full:*(

Monday, October 11, 2010

Monday, April 26, 2010

Ava's first's about time!

So, we got on three trains to get to the "House" Studio, which is a house that you can rent...European style. The program should air on NHK in June or July, so keep an eye out!

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Surprise Trip to Hokaido for Lantern and Snow Fest

John went out on the boat last week to go to Hokaido for festivities surrounding the Sapporo Snow Festival and the Otaru Lantern Festival. Thursday night, he calls and says, "Why don't you and Ava come up?" So, frantically, I book tickets to Sapporo and he books a hotel.We left Friday morning and came home Tuesday afternoon.

All the photos in the daylight are of Sapporo, and the nighttime ones are Otaru. We LOVED Otaru and can't wait to make it back!!!! And don't you love anyplace where you can take a photo with a Giant BBQ'ed Squid????

Ktpig turns 7:*)

Like the look? And then she felt better once she had on a fashion outfit from Zia!

Monday, January 04, 2010


AAAAHHHHHH....can't wait to go back:*) Thanks to the Clark Family and Zia and Pat for making the trip to join us for a fabulously relaxing vacation! And we'll definitely go back to Waianai for the great beach, surfing(heehee), sunsets, and hospitality!

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Look what we did today

The City of Yokosuka put on a fair today....what fun, and work!

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Ava and her boys: Elvis and Jerry Lee

Shih Tzu and Schnauzer(he's since gotten a hair cut:*)