Category Archives: My Family

Labor Day Weekend in AZ with the Travers

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September 7, 2016 · 4:12 pm

Chicken Spring Lake – Sierras – July 30th and 31st 2016

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July 31, 2016 · 10:03 pm

2016 Family Vacation

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April 30th Backpacking Trip to Mount Pinos

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May 2, 2016 · 2:13 pm

The Schonholz at The Grand Canyon of the Colorado River

Great trip for Thanksgiving to visit the Travers!! I wanted to visit The Grand Canyon because I had never been. What better of a visit than with my family and good friends!!














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December 1, 2015 · 7:53 pm

Cottonwood AZ – fun times!!

All photos taken with an iPhone!!

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January 2, 2015 · 4:37 pm

Happy New Year. Here Is To A Good 2013

First of all, Happy New Year.  May 2013 bring all that we want that is good.

Second. In retrospect, 2012 was an interesting year. Loads of good things sprinkled with a few not so good. But such is life. In some sense you would not value the good if there wasn’t some bad mixed in. Right?

The most important aspects of my life are good … or rather … VERY EXCELLENT GOOD. My kids … fantastic!! They are growing up nicely and they make me a proud father. They are healthy, with the standard teenage “issues” and “rebellions”. Some days I want to strangle them 🙂 but not really. My wife loves me and show that to me every day and she is also a fantastic mother. It is no coincidence my kids are as they are.

Then my two bands are developing nicely. Malignorant played many gigs including opening for Michael Schenker at the Canyon Club and The Black Dots finally got its stuff together and we are playing the Canyon Club also in March.

The rest of the family is also good, with the normal ups and downs. My mom and parents in law are getting old and around “that” age!! 😦 and my siblings and siblings in law seem to be doing OK and so their families.

And the rest … hey .. bad is bad … and will always be there. It creates a local low, but I try to focus on the things around me that offset the bad stuff; and I am lucky that the bad stuff is offset in large amounts by the love of my family, the support of my wife and the successes I achieve as a person.

Again, Happy New Year; here is to 2013!!


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