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Late spring fishing.

This season the trout fishing was really good. We fished lakes I haven’t fished for 20 years or more. I stopped fishing Manzanita Lake when the fish were resembling snakes. They are still pretty skinny but it was a lot … Continue reading

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Drive by graduation for the boys.

Chico High school graduation was a single file drive by ordeal. We were told where and what time to be there. When we got to the “spot”, the boys got out of the car and walked up to the principal … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and Senior year in high school

All three kids had dates for the Winter Formal in February and we took a bunch of pictures. Thank heavens we did because as it turns out these would be the last school “Formal” pictures we will get. I did … Continue reading

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Fishing, cleaning and organizing during the shutdown

It has now been 9 weeks since we closed the office. Getting the taste of retirement but it’s not quite the same. The kids have been home mostly, staying up late and sleeping in until 11am or later! When weather … Continue reading

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The Joys of Singapore then back to COVID reality.

We weighed all our options before leaving for Singapore on March 13th. It was not an easy decision but since Singapore was not a “hotspot” we figured it was safer there than here. And it sure seemed that way! Almost … Continue reading

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Adult twins and New Year’s Day fish.

The boys are now 18 and I can feel their sense of independence. They are cruising through their last semester of high school and enjoying it. Boreal Ridge Snowpark has seen them 10 times this season already and they took … Continue reading

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End of year misc posting

Life has been really busy with work ramping up and Emma’s basketball season in full swing. Her team is 9-0 and has won every game but one by more than 20 points. Most of the games were won by 30 … Continue reading

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Possibly our last trip to Bandon Oregon for awhile.

With next year’s summer schedule already filling up, Bandon will have to take a backseat for a couple years or more. The boys will graduate high school next June and there are other trips on the table for the summer. … Continue reading

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Waikiki vacation fun and excellent food.

The boys in the family have not been to HNL since our Christmas Island trip 5 years ago. Melanie had not been to HI since her college days and Emma has never been to Hawaii. When we came home from … Continue reading

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Yuba River Shad

Got the boys together for some shad fishing on the Yuba River. We fish shad on the Sacramento River routinely because it is so close. We have two launch ramps with in 12-13 minutes from the house. Driving to the … Continue reading

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