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Happy New Year!

We hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful Winter Break (assuming that applies to you!) Everyone has left the Alyn Family residence and we’re back to school today – just in time for the temperature to get … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas – Our Holiday Thus Far

For those who may not have heard, Erik is spending some time with us while Pammy recovers from a surgery she underwent on the 22nd. She’s recovering nicely and Erik’s doing okay being here with Oskar and Xavier. The Alyn … Continue reading

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April Roundup

Busy month and clearly I’ve been slacking in my informational duties. Gretchen started the month with a trip to the beach to visit Vince and Jan while I stayed behind and finally made sense of my office. Spring sort of … Continue reading

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Nickelodeon Universe, Mall of America

photo:2364010922 Yesterday Gretchen and Pammy took Erik and Xavier up to the Mall of America to explore and the kids of course fell in love with Nickelodeon Universe, the theme park that replaced the Snoopy/Peanuts park earlier this month. A … Continue reading

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Gretchen Hired

Starting this fall, Gretchen will resume teaching at Rainbow School here in Rochester. This is exciting for two reasons, 1. She’ll be able to get back to work and 2. Xavier will be attending there as well! She’s still working … Continue reading

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Busy Saturday

photo:2302757221 Yesterday we sure did a lot! Patty, Kathy and us went to the Rochester Farmers Market and picked up some more meat and then headed to Avocados for a nice lunch before Patty hit the road. Xavier and I … Continue reading

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Snow Play & Block Party

photo:2290509662 Today was a nice warm day, 35 degrees! Oskar, Xavier and I spent some time outside playing in the snow. Oskar really wanted to make 4 ball snowman last time but, the snow wouldn’t stick so well. Today we … Continue reading

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Haircuts

photo:2277902613Boys are all trimmed up. Gretchen did a nice job cropping back the mops on the boys heads. Oskar was very concerned he would be getting hair in his eyes. Xavier was more concerned he wouldn’t have enough candy. Some … Continue reading

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Yikes! A few days without an update!

photo:2170268576Last week Vince and Jan came for a brief visit before heading on to see Christopher. We checked out Mayo and the downtown subway. The kids were ecstatic to see them. We had a nice visit and celebrated their 10th … Continue reading

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Science Museum of Minnesota

photo:2145545088 Today we (Rachel, Kevin, Gretchen, me and the boys) headed into St. Paul to the Science Museum of Minnesota and checked out all of the exhibits including the Pompeii one which is ending soon. It’s a cool museum for … Continue reading

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