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So, if I may say so I am feeling a little bored. The lack of folks to do things with is wearing on me. I even spent a part of both days this weekend in the office! To compensate, I have been buying technology. I got J and I an iPhone and holy crap! That is the best thing I have ever owned.  Facetime is unimaginably cool.  The only thing I need to do is figure out how to sync the phone to my laptop.  That would save me the step of having to email pictures to myself.  All the pictures in this post were taken with the iPhone and I am impressed. To help the kids, I got a Kinect for the Xbox. That thing blows my mind too. Otherwise not much is new. I am about to start working on the house again after a seven month delay. And while I still have no details, it still seems likely that this is our last winter here. I will miss it. Of course, this time of the winter is still magical to me.  I really don't have much to report I am afraid.  Everyone is doing relatively well.  Kadee is enjoyin…
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So, it seems certain that my Alaska experiment is over. I don't have it all figured out so I expect those of you who read this to KEEP YOUR MOUTHS SHUT! But I would say as I sit right now, that there is a 100% chance that my family will be in California or Victoria BC within 8 or 9 months. Maybe much, much sooner. I've had it. So has J. And at this point I don't have a choice. I said to J the other day that I would miss Alaska if we left. Her reponse? You can "either miss Alaska or miss your kids". She is done with the cold and the isolation. But before I make it sound like I blaming J, I have my own issues. I have no friends here. Nobody to do the things in Alaska that I love. I am certainly not getting rich. And my buddy Jeremy is now in a position to invite me to come down and practice with him. I spent the last 5 years living in Alaska. Broke. With an unhappy wife. Making bad choices. He spent the same time becoming a multi millionaire. And I don't give a…
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So, I'm sitting in Victoria trying to figure out what to do with my life. About to board the plane so I will write later. It turns out that I have two pretty darned good choices and I will have talk to J and make a choice. I had a good (but short) visit) and I am glad I came. I am going to Seattle now for my new TN visa. I am nervous. Here I go....


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So, happy birthday Sasha!  Already one.  Frightening.  I don't know you that well yet but I know a few things about you.  You are already beautiful but you are going to be stunning as a woman.  You have a temper (surprise!).  You laugh a lot.  You went from not moving much to *almost* crawling in just the last few days.  Another week and you will be terrifying the house with your movements.  I love your 4 little teeth, although you hate me looking at them.  I love how you get excited and you kind of squeak.  Of course almost everything excites you so just sound happy almost all the time.  I can't wait until you are on your feet and talking and I can really get to know 'you'.  Of course, if that time comes anywhere near as fast as it took you to get a year old, it will just fly by.  I hope you had a good day baby girl.  I love you.