Author Archives: jaredwithers

About jaredwithers

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

America’s Birthday and Elliott’s Birthday

We are thoroughly oppressed by this heat wave, so here comes a blog post… The week before America’s birthday we hosted our friends from Seattle.  We had lots of local friends over for a nice dinner party.  It was cool … Continue reading

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South Carolina Trip

We were off to Uncle Bob and Aunt Pat’s place in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina last weekend to celebrate Grandma Rosemary’s birthday.  I think she’s now eligible for her Golden Buckeye© card 😉 It was a nice little family gathering … Continue reading

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Memorial Day at the Finger Lakes

Summer fun is upon us and the first stop was New York over Memorial Day weekend to visit with family.  Brent stopped to visit on his way from Mexico to Germany and it had been too long since we had … Continue reading

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Easter 2019

Happy Easter!  We are doing well here.  Enjoying the recent spring weather.  This weekend Elli and Rory stayed overnight at grandma and grandpa’s house while we painted our bedroom walls.  Then we all gathered in Maryland to have a tasty … Continue reading

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Turks and Caicos

If Congress says you can’t come to work you might as well go to the beach, right? Actually, we planned this trip back in the fall and are fortunate the timing of the government shutdown didn’t cause us any problems. … Continue reading

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Christmas 2018

Our Christmas celebration this year was fun-filled and lengthy.  The second weekend of December we decorated gingerbread houses.  The next day we traveled to Grandma and Grandpa Withers’s house to help decorate their tree.  Following that we had breakfast with … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving-ish

When is the deadline for a Thanksgiving post?  Probably Kwanza, right?  Ok, good. Grandma and Grandpa Stader and the dogs came to visit, which the grandkids were very excited for.  We had a nice meal of fried turkey, potato leek … Continue reading

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