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Family

Lots of pictures & Posts! Any post that has pictures or mentions a member of our blended family.

Family Visit. Ginger’s brother Sam, and his daughter Samantha are visiting the Grandparents for a couple of days. 2 pictures

Photograph of Gary Allman and Ginger Allman on their ninth wedding anniversary (2018)

Gary and Ginger — Ninth Wedding Anniversary. Ginger took a ninth wedding anniversary selfie.

Tonight I went on Facebook and asked my family to think about my end of life plans – specifically what to do with all my personal effects.

Family Barbeque. Blended families produce large extended families. And that’s great! Today we were gathered for a barbeque for Mikki and Kyoka who arrived early this morning from Japan.

Photograph of an Ozarks farm field

‘The Field’ – I asked Ginger what this field on her parent’s farm was called. Her answer? “Dunno, ‘The field?'”.

I put together this montage of Lanie pictures for her graduation party. I’m not sure where she’s going to keep the poster as I printed it at 36″ x 24″ and very nice it looked too (Thanks to Picture Collage Maker Pro, InDesign, and Staples).

It was very dark unfortunately … But that’s the end of Lanie’s high school theater run. Though she still has to go to Nationals in June with speech and debate.

photograph of the 2017 Glendale High School Students with their Speech and Debate Trophies

Not quite a record year, as one tournament was cancelled due to bad weather. The team are still doing excellently nationally, and for the second year running Lanie gets to go to Nationals. Well done everybody, and of course, well done Lanie!

Ginger and I visited Christ Church today to watch Lanie receive her Senior Recognition. As you can see from the pictures, we were keeping a low profile at the back of the church.

Photograph showing two Blurb books wrapped in cellophane

That’s another couple of projects completed – a photobook of my grandson, and another of my sister’s wedding. They are both still wrapped in cellophane (hence the strange highlights and spots), and they will remain that way until I hand them over. It’s rather like the magazine I edit, once they are printed, opening the …

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This was Lanie’s final high school performance in the Glendale theater. She played Pam, a college sophomore who loses her entire family in a tornado [27 pictures]

Lanie joined me for a short hike on the Yellow Trail at Busiek. We went off-trail a bit so she could see the old panel van. In total we hiked four miles, nothing strenuous. But it was a warm 82°F.

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