At my parents' house it's definitely cooler inside than out (we hit triple digits again yesterday) and Maggie's response to every suggestion to go outside is to say "no, no, no" over and over again. She is a huge fan of central air and apparently with air conditioning, the little pools outside aren't nearly as tempting. She loves the bed that I sleep in upstairs and loves to lay in the window looking out at the horses... althoughI have convinced her a few times each day to go outside for a while!
|Not tempting enough to get Mae outside...|
I was incredibly thankful to be on the ground when we touched down in California.
|The kid that I was the most worried about ended up doing really, really well.|
Usually I do hair cuts in our house, for everyone including myself, but when I started to cut his hair Patch started to get upset and so Paul took over... and Patch happily sat there while Paul used the clippers to give him a nice haircut that would be perfect in the hot weather.
He is so, so Daddy's boy.
My first seven years were spent in Humboldt County near the Redwoods.
|This is a visit one county north... but I don't have any pictures on the computer|
from that first home so I'll share pictures of the area that I do have!
Then we moved inland to Siskiyou County for the next seven years where winters looked like this:
Then it was four hours south for college in Contra Costa County:
East to Marin County...
Before we headed north again, where we lived for five years until Paul started law school in Florida:
|I just couldn't capture the sky and the hills at the same time on my point and click camera! One was going to be too bright and the other just wouldn't show up at all!|
|Here they are eating veggies out of Nani's garden.|
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