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The typical Mothers Day involves brunch at Sand Point CC.

This year, we tried something different.

We did brunch, but this time we tried it at Chambers Bay.

Probably a one and done.

When we arrived for our 10 am seating we were literally one of three families in the 100+-table-or-so tent.  A little odd — someone in Marketing may need a performance review.  It started to fill up a little by the time we were finishing, mostly with families dressed like they’d just finished digging ditches.  The food was decent enough, but all in all I think we’d call it a fail.

We did salvage the morning with a walk on the public walkway through the course.  And we did manage a few decent photos:

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Another New Year’s Day, another morning at Alki for the annual polar bear plunge.  This year there were roughly 500-700 bathers and Reese got back in the water, if quickly.

A few photos:

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Thanksgiving 2018

Another November, another Thursday of football with me eating way too much.  Last year we spent Thanksgiving with the Frischers at Club Med in Florida.  This year we hung with the Ellis family.  Great food, better company.  Afterwards we played a few games of Family Feud — for once, the Jenkins fam came up victorious in something.

 

 

The next day Reese and Rhonda left the house by 7 am to attack Black Friday at Bellevue Square.

Why I have no idea.

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Halloween 2018

A few photos:

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Another January 1, another Alki polar bear plunge.  This year Reese opted out, so it was just me, Finn and probably seven hundred or so other warm-blooded souls.

A few photos:

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Halloween 2017

Another October, another Halloween season.  Nothing remarkable to chronicle here other than Reese’s Marie Antionette costume did not arrive on time so, for the second year in a row, she went with a plan B costume.

A few photos:

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Another year, another Easter.  This year it was brunch at Sand Point CC with the Johnstons; followed by an Easter egg hunt; golf lessons for Reese at the UW; and dinner at the Gouks.  A few photos:

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