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Canada Day Epic Nerf War 2017

The epic Nerf war of 2017 would be fought in the backyard, a yard full of rocky outcroppings, bushes, trees, chairs and one trampoline. Rules were set (rules being even better than plans, IMHO.) They were a mix of adult … Continue reading

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Canada Day – What if Everything Goes Right?

I’ve said it before, but the best stories don’t come from happiness or things going right. They come from falling asleep while waiting in the ferry line and being woken up by honking and a ferry worker banging on your … Continue reading

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10 Best Moments For Me On the Vegas/Grand Canyon Trip

There were a lot of great moments on this trip. Big moments. Small moments. Funny moments. But here a few I might not have mentioned (or in desperate need of re-mentioning.) Debating with The-Youngest whether or not the sky in … Continue reading

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10 Things I Would Do Differently (Vegas and Grand Canyon Edition)

As with any trip, the real goal is not to see new places, have fun or expand your mind with amazing experiences. No, it’s to come home and analyze what happened and make plans to improve the next outing. Never, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Quotes From the Vegas Trip

So, our trip is done, the boyz are back in school, and it’s time for a recap of our trip to Vegas. And what better way than the 1st of 4 top 10 lists.   Top 10 Quotes From The-Oldest … Continue reading

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Vegas Had One Last Surprise – Or Two

Vegas, like a good drunken uncle, always seems to have a surprise or two in store. When we first arrived, our first surprise was not a new hotel, but seeing the ruins of an iconic hotel, the Riviera, torn down … Continue reading

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Vegas – Buses and Sharks and A Darker Side

Saturday. Last day. We had to do what’s left quick-like. Fast and furious. Dolphins at Mirage, take local transit, see Luxor, Excalibur, and sharks at Mandalay Bay, eat at some point, take bus to Fremont Street, try not to get … Continue reading

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