A short week of preparing to leave for Mt Rainier NP.
🚜 Work on the garden shed continues. ⛏️ Casper created his 1st Minecraft mod. 🌋 A relaxing weekend trip to Lassen/Plumas
★★★☆☆ Part pulp fiction, part who-done-it mystery and part family drama, The Blind Assassin makes for an eclectic mix of styles. And yet, all these story lines are interconnected.
🚜 A new french drain and rehung gazebo lights. 🚁 Casper flew a drone and we got aerial pictures or our lavender circle. 💍 Casper made jewlery. 🌱 Our farm stand sets up shop at General Feed & Seed.
🚜 Making lots of progress on the farm. 😱 The Google Play Living Room team escaped from Sorcerer's Sanctum.
⚜ Casper returns from Camp Chawanakee with merit badges. 🚜 Set posts for a 12'x8' storage shed.
👦 Casper returns from Montana. ⚜ Casper is off again to Camp Chawanakee
⛰ The grandkids enjoy themselves in Montana ⛱ We repaired the gazebo canopy. 🚜 Our first hatchling.
🌲 Week 2 of Camp Cruz. ⛰ The grandkids visit the grandparents in Montana. 🚜 No farm stand this week. ⚜ Casper officially joined Scouting.
👬 My friend and cousin Gerard visited us. 🚜 No big projects on the farm this week. 🌲 Casper had fun at his first supper camp of the summer: Camp Cruz.
🏢 The family visits the Googleplex 🚜 Our farm stand is going strong.
🌞 Summer vacation started. 🗳 Voted in the primary election
🚜 Our farm stand's selection is growing. 🏫 Casper's 6th grade is almost over. 🍺 I've got a 2nd job: Head of Keg Operations
🚜 Installed an automatic door in the chicken coop. ⛺ Tatyanna & I camped in Big Sur. 👍 I now have a baby nail on my right thumb. 👦 Casper coloured his hair purple.
🔌 Welding finals complete the class. ⚜️ Casper revisits Troop 633 with Kadin. 🏫 Casper led his last 6th grade school conference. 👚 We have a clothesline! ⛺ Casper & I camped at home. 🚜 The water main cover is in!
🔌 Reviewing what we've learned in welding class before finals next week. ⚜️ Checking out a Scouting troop 633. 🚜 A lot of weeding in the yard.
★★★★☆ Count Alexander Rostov is a Russian aristocrat who is confined to grand hotel Metropol in Moscow across from the Kremlin in a Bolshevik tribunal in 1922. A Gentleman in Moscow chronicles Alexander's decades long house arrest in the hotel.
⛱ Casper & Tatyanna return from their Mexican beach vacation. 🔌 I started a welding fabrication project. 🚜 I hit my 👍 but can continue grading land above the retaining wall.
★★☆☆☆ The Circle holds up a mirror and tries to show that not everything that glitters in the tech world is gold.
⛱ Casper & Tatyanna are on a beach vacation. ⛰ No Wonderland Trail permit. 🔌 Got to play around with the MIG welder during class. 🚜 Made good progress on the retaining wall. ⚕️ I'm CPR/AED Recertified
★★★★★ To me, All The Lights We Cannot See captured what World War II must have been like to those living through it very well. Both my parents were born in World War II in the Netherlands. My father at the start of the war (for the Netherlands) in 1940 and my mother at the end of the war in 1944.
🔌 I complete my welding assignments. 🚜 Work on the retaining wall continues. 🔪 Casper volunteers at the Teen Kitchen Project.
★★★★☆ I first read Ender's Game in college in the late 80's. The story stuck with me ever since. Primarily due to the combination of Ender's powerlessness and his power.
🔌 Completed my first two assignments 🚜 Refinished an outdoor bench
🔌 Practicing MIG welding. 🚜 Relocated our bees into our new hives 🥚 Easter weekend with family & friends 🔫 Tragic shooting at Youtube 🧗Climbing at Google
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