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Mike's New Toy 2001

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Captain Honey Bunch on the maiden vogage at Black Butte Reservoir.


Rosy, Natalie, Nicolas and Emily watching the sailboat races at Black Butte from the bow of the boat with no name.  (Anybody have suggestions for boat names?)

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Water play at a little cove at Lake Berryessa.

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  Our visit to Wisconsin, May 2001 packer.gif (1997 bytes)

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Here we are at 5:30 a.m. at SF Airport for the big trip to Wisconsin.  At this point, Natalie still thinks Daddy is coming with us.  


We met up with Emily and Lisa and are off to the gate. 

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First airplane ride.   Nic loved every second.  Nat held my hand at takeoff but then proceeded to be her usual pesky, little self. 


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Arrival at Lori and Mark's

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Mark says, "I didn't know your Mom was coming."  Neither did Lori!

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The reason for the visit.  Miss Elizabeth Anne Shockley. 

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Godmother and child.



The Baptism

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Newly Baptized Elizabeth.  

Natalie  wanted to know if the guy in the robe was the King.


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Grandkids Galore!


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Visit to New Glarus museum.   Henry, Emily, Nicolas, Andy, Alex and Natalie.

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I almost got everyone!   Grandma playing with six of her grandchildren. 

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Natalie falls for Sidney, the 25 pound cat.  Sidney doesn't mind.

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Andy and Natalie playing the gentlest game of dinosaurs. 

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Alex and Nic playing Buzz and Zurg. 

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The kids had to watch the diaper changing.  Nic thinks it's stinky. 

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This is the only picture I managed to get of all the kids.  Henry, Andy, Natalie, Emily, Elizabeth, Alex and Nic. 

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The Ludlow Mansion

Check out this link to see the beautiful Bed and Breakfast we had the pleasure of staying at.

Thanks, Penny, Greg and Elizabeth!

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The kids loved the breakfasts at the Mansion.  It was like a real live tea party.

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Hanging out in the Mansion living room.


The Shockley's


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Alex, Henry, Lori, Andy, Elizabeth and Mark. 

See you in November!


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That was fun!

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When can we do it again?