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Our Road Trip to the Outer Banks 2017 – Part 5

With Saturday and Sunday, our big summer vacation was coming to a close. Saturday consisted of much lounging around for most people, with some time on the beach before it started to rain again.. I decided to squeeze one more … Continue reading

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Our Road Trip to the Outer Banks 2017 – Part 4

We spent Thursday doing random stuff. During the morning and mid-day, the sun was out, so a bunch of us went out to the beach. The red flags were out, so¬†everyone was limited to going ankles or knees deep. This … Continue reading

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Our Road Trip to the Outer Banks 2017 – Part 3

Wednesday was probably one of the two nicest days we had the entire week, weather-wise. The four of us jumped into the car for a quick trip to Duck Donuts in nearby Kitty Hawke. The donuts are good, but wow, … Continue reading

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Our Road Trip to the Outer Banks 2017 – Part 2

The next two days (Monday and Tuesday) were a little overcast, rainy at times, so we spent a good portion of our days inside, with the occasional running outside to soak up the good weather when the sun poked itself … Continue reading

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Our Road Trip to the Outer Banks 2017 – Part 1

After a year of on and off planning for a year, our big trip to the Outer Banks was at hand. I am happy to say that it went mostly according to plan, though we wondered what sort of hiccups … Continue reading

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Spring Break in Baltimore

The kids had Spring Break for the week of March 9th, as did Namita’s niece Sophia. Namita decided (and I agreed to come along!) to drive down to Baltimore for a few days, stay over a few days, and let … Continue reading

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Namita’s 40th birthday party extravaganza in the Riviera Maya – Monday

Sadsies. After breakfast, the ladies (plus Teo) tried to find some of the Wisconsin guests and their 10 am Zumba in the water class, but never found them. Namita and I ended up picking up some souvenirs for the kids … Continue reading

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Namita’s 40th birthday party extravaganza in the Riviera Maya – Saturday and Sunday

I decided to combine the next two days, because we really spent the majority of our days in the pool drinking beverages, meeting very nice people from Milwaukee, Nebraska, and Iowa. Saturday was kinda cool because Teo and I played … Continue reading

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Namita’s 40th birthday party extravaganza in the Riviera Maya – Friday

Oh my, what day. We spent most of the day in the main swim-up bar at the El Dorado Royale. Based on our explorations, while there are 9 swim-up bars between the Royale and Casitas properties, 8 of them are … Continue reading

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Namita’s 40th birthday party extravaganza in the Riviera Maya – Thursday

I began planning the centerpiece of my wife Namita’s 40th birthday celebration months ago. We discussed maybe even a year earlier of getting a number of folks together, flying somewhere warm without children, and relaxing. As the months ticked inexorably … Continue reading

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