Anniversary in Ashville

What a cool city! The only thing that made Ashville better was visiting it with my beloved wife of 10 years! That’s right, 10 years. Double digits and still in the honeymoon phase! To celebrate the occasion, Mere and I snuck away for a long weekend in Ashville, NC. With Mumsie and Lucy watching the…

Grandparents are the best!

A few of our favorite folks went through the woods and over the river to the grand-kids’ house this month. The gang had a great time seeing some of the sites (sans dad because he was at work… again…) the DC area has to offer. Everyone enjoyed the hiking trails and the raging river up…

Off the beaten path

November was quite the hectic month but we managed to sneak away from it all and spend a weekend crossing a couple of things off of our SoCal To-Do list. The first was certainly more exciting for Phil and the kids than Meredith as it involved an off-road adventure in the Land Cruiser. After installing…

Spring Madness

The madness at the house isn’t just constrained to March. It’s been quite the few months…too many late nights at work and too many naps boycotted by the kids at home. I’m told it’s April in a week but I’m not sure what happened to January, February, or March. It seems that the past few…

From the Top of Africa

It all started a few years back with a comment from my dad that went something like “I’d like to climb a mountain someday.” Mike and I somehow figured it would be best to get involved and five years later, we boarded a plane bound for Tanzania. My brother, Mike, my dad, and I would…

Top Ten of Tahoe

We had our first Wiktor/Case family vacation this summer; destination – Lake Tahoe. In an effort to keep this brief, here’s our Top Ten of Tahoe: 10. Photog – Photography that is. Many of us seem to have the photog bug and it was the perfect setting to snap away. Credit to Mike for many…