Author Archives: jaredwithers

About jaredwithers

Jared likes to: Play Mandolin, Build Stuff, Take Pictures, Ride Bikes

Beach Weekend

Just some photos from Bethany Beach a few weeks ago.  We rented a house to ourselves and it was breakfast, beach, lunch, beach, dinner, bed, repeat for 3 days.  A fun time and nice to get out of the house … Continue reading

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Janes Island Camping

Last week we had our first summer vacation at Janes Island on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.  It’s a barrier island on the Chesapeake bay side.  We camped at a beautiful state park in the tall pines just inland of the island … Continue reading

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More Covid-tivities

Time flies when you’re self-isolating, teleworking, and homeschooling.  It’s been a while so I thought I should share some happenings.  Like many others we are trying to balance work and home stuff and getting out of the house enough to … Continue reading

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We’re Alright

Just a quick post to say we are doing well in Coronavirus times.  Three weeks into full time teleworking and homeschooling/caring for the kids and I think we’re finding a groove.  Our employers are offering quite a bit of flexibility, … Continue reading

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The Great Parental Escape

With immense help from G&G Withers, and the reluctant acceptance of two little girls, Cheri and I travelled to Yellowstone National Park this week for an adults only winter getaway.   On Monday afternoon we flew to Salt Lake City, … Continue reading

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Christmas 2019

We packed away all the Christmas decorations yesterday, so it’s time to share the 2019 holiday report. This year we stayed put in Maryland and played host to all the grandparents as well as my brother.  The advent calendar kept … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Ohio

This year we travelled to Grandma and Grandpa Stader’s house in Columbus for Thanksgiving.  We were joined by Cheri’s Aunt Tunie and Uncle Kevin who flew in from Omaha. Thursday we had a nice hike in the woods followed by … Continue reading

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Fall Time 2019

October has been busy.  We went to the Darlington Apple Festival, had a neighborhood Oktoberfest block party, and the kids ran a cross country race.   Cheri and I each spent a week out of town on business, Elliott had … Continue reading

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Camping with G&G Withers

Last weekend we met Grandma and Grandpa Withers for a nice camp out at Elk Neck State Park on the Chesapeake Bay.  We spent two nights and enjoyed biking, fishing, and hiking during the days.  The campground was nice for … Continue reading

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Rory’s 3rd Birthday

Rory turned 3 last week!  We didn’t plan much, just brownies at home and a few gifts on her day, but there was a neighborhood gathering of friends on friday evening so I showed up with a cake and made … Continue reading

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