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Iowa State Fair

Here it is…our first family blog post. The desire to start this came mainly from me being too tired to update family and friends frequently.  Feel free to share, but this is not a blog we want to advertise to the public, just something we want to keep between our closest circle.  414 more words

Family Adventures

Casa da Musica - a building that is so amazing it merits an entire blog entry

I have known Casa da Musica (the house of music) in Porto for a long time.  The Rem Koolhaas designed building came into my life in 1999 although we didn’t properly meet until its official opening in April 2005. 280 more words

Travelling with children… Summer 2014 road (and rail) tripping continues

For a number of years the biggest road tripper spent a day each week in Portugal working on the design of some significant Portuguese buildings. It has given him a love of Nata (Portuguese pastries) and together we have some very good shared memories of times in this country. 752 more words

It's My Job to Itch and Your Job to Scratch

My Dad came to visit for a week last month. He’s been hiking quite a bit this year to get prepared for a trip of a lifetime to Mount Kilimanjaro over the Christmas holidays. 1,136 more words