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20th in Venice – Matt’s Thoughts

Matt’s turn to talk! He took some fun pictures on our trip and they brought up all sorts of new memories from the trip. I loved going back through our trip seeing things from his perspective. So, without any more … Continue reading

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20th in Venice – Day 5

A dream activity of mine was to take sunrise photos at St. Marks. Nothing was holding me back other other than the desire to sleep, but knowing this was my last opportunity gave me the push I needed to set … Continue reading

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20th in Venice – Day 4

Our last full day in Venice was totally unscheduled and unplanned.  We woke up and decided that we really would regret not going inside St. Mark’s Cathedral and, that while we were at it, we may as well go up … Continue reading

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20th in Venice – Day 3

Venice is incredibly photogenic. Everywhere you turn you find a fascinating scene. On this date we were out to find the Banksy, which I mentioned in yesterday’s post. Just three weeks before our trip a cruise ship had crashed into … Continue reading

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20th in Venice – Day 2

I have taken quite the hiatus from learning photography and have recently felt ready to get back into it. I have no desire to be a professional or to take family photos, I just want to capture the beauty around … Continue reading

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20th in Venice: Day 1

More often than not I find myself consumed with my day-to-day life (which I actually really love) and I sort-of forget where I am. There are moments that it hits me that I am living an amazing adventure in Europe with my … Continue reading

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20th in Venice

20 years ago Matt and I spent 10 days on the West Coast enjoying our honeymoon. San Francisco was amazing! We loved the weather and knew we’d like to go back someday. When we had our photos developed at Wal-mart … Continue reading

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Vienna ~ July 2019

Well that was fun. And I can’t believe it was half-a-year ago! (I’m writing this in December, but posting it retroactively so that it is posted in the July 2019 blog-posts.) I’m just now writing about a visit from one … Continue reading

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Independence Day 2019

We celebrated the festivities on Patch and while waiting for the fireworks we listened to two bands “Lit” and “Fastball” – Matt got backstage passes to one of them. The kids could participate in any number of activities, but Anna’s … Continue reading

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July Activities ~ 2019

This summer I made it a point to set aside Wednesdays for pool days. We often went with (or took) friends, filling the Family Truckster to the brim! (We kept the extra seat in all summer long!) To make dinners … Continue reading

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