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Lit up for the Fourth of July. In a fashion similar to last year, we spent the Fourth of July week not together as a family.  The kids all headed to the Sequoias for junior high and high school church camp. So that left us adults with some 'free' time. We took advantage of the… Continue reading Chicago!

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The Quad Cities of Iowa and Illinois

Flying into Quad City International Airport in Moline, Illinois As the kids get older more of our summer vacations are spent apart, experiencing our own adventures, with us eventually coming together again to recount our separate trips. This summer I counted 18 days that we spent all together as a family between school letting out… Continue reading The Quad Cities of Iowa and Illinois