Monthly Archives: August 2013

West Coast Beard & Mustache Championships

Last Saturday (August 3rd), my son Seth and I competed in the West Coast Beard and Mustache Championship in Portland, Oregon.  Callie, Lindsay, the grandkids, and Seth’s wife Chrystal joined us. We entered in the “Natural Beards 12 inches and … Continue reading

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Vermont Lake Monsters Baseball

One night, we were treated to a baseball game between the Vermont Lake Monsters and the Litton Spindles.  Single A ball – the lake Monsters are affiliated with the Oakland A’s and the Spindles are affiliated with the Boston Red … Continue reading

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Burlington VT, July 26-31, 2012

Every year, the National Center for State Courts holds an annual conference for State Court Chief Justices and State Court Administrators. Over the years, we’ve attended conferences in Mackinaw Island, MI, Anchorage, AK, Santa Fe, NM, Vail, CO, and Atlanta, … Continue reading

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Paul McCartney Concert, Safeco Field, Seattle 07-19-2013

Callie and I, along with Lindsay, Seth, and our daughter-in-law Crystal, caught the Paul McCartney concert a couple of weeks ago in Seattle.   It was amazing,  his voice seemed to get stronger as the concert progressed..  He must have … Continue reading

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Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria, B.C.

This is known as second only to the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. as a museum of natural and national history.  Naturally, my interest was primarily in the First Peoples (Native American) aspect of the museum. These first two photos were … Continue reading

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Butchart Gardens, Victoria, B.C.

Butchart Gardens is world-renowned, and was as busy as Disney World on a summer day.  Here are some of the pictures I took there… The main house…   Secret passage…   Spectacular walks…     Fuscia…   Fountains…   Unknown … Continue reading

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Craigdorrough Castle, Victoria, BC

Craigdorrough Castle was built by a timber baron in the late 1800s who died shortly after it was completed.  Over the years, it was used as a convalescent hospital for soldiers wounded in WW I, a music conservatory, and college … Continue reading

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Victoria, British Columbia

Been a little behind in updating the photoblog.  Callie and I spent a few days in Victoria, British Columbia, over the 4th of July weekend.  There are a lot of pictures, so I’m going to break them up into several … Continue reading

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