Monthly Archives: July 2007

I love this place

I think I could live here.  We are in a small village just 20 minutes from Geneva and it is absolutely gorgeous.  Last night after dinner we took the kids on a long walk.  It was a 2 hour walk … Continue reading

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We Are Here

Switzerland is fantastic.  We are staying in Coppet and are only 5 minute from Lake Geneva and Switzerland. It is absolutely gorgeous here.  For the next 10 days my office will be on a back porch, over looking a pool … Continue reading

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Travel Day

Are we there yet? When do we get on the flight?  Is it time to get on the plane yet?  You guessed it, today is our day of flying and the kids are REALLY excited.  Unfortunately, we are already delayed … Continue reading

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We Are Going to Switzerland (Nous Allons à la Suisse)

My head is still spinning from this last minute decision to head to Switzerland.  I am very excited about the trip, but also a lot nervous.  I am headed to Geneva with Julie, Brendan, Hallie and Jack.  We have to … Continue reading

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I am going to Geneva on Saturday!  How crazy is that. I think it is the most spontaneous thing I have ever done.  More later.  ——————————— Failure: When Your Best Just Isn’t Good Enough   AGHHH!  I lost my (I … Continue reading

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Oh today is the day.  The big issue I have been working on for two years is up for another vote in Congress.  There have even been write up that could be the most contentious issue for this bill.  (I … Continue reading

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Hospital Updates via D.C.

Will try to keep everyone posted at the day goes on.  They actually got a reprieve today and did not have to get to the hospital until 7 a.m.    Julie has her very expensive Halo on her head.  The … Continue reading

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Kate’s Blog Is Up and RUNNING!!!

Check it out!  Kate & Cecil have finally posted to their blog!  It only took 4 months,, but they are up and running!  http://smithsonsafari.com/  

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A Prayer

Quick post.  Tomorrow is a big day for us. Julie has her brain surgery.  I know all will go well, but I am asking for a few extra prayers.  Please pray to bring strength and courage to her and Brendan … Continue reading

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Your Employees Are Sleeping On the Job (Literally)

Sometimes I wonder why the approval rating for Congress is so low, then they pull a stunt like they did last night.  In case you didn’t see the news (or don’t care to know), your employees in the Senate pulled … Continue reading

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