Category Archives: Family

New project, a dirt bike for Ashlyn

This year I’ve been getting my kids into riding dirt bikes.  I’ve had motorcycles most of my life, since I was about 6, so naturally I want more excuses to get out and ride. I have a Yamaha TTR-250, and … Continue reading

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We need a hug!

Tomorrow (April 2, 2009) is the next Ubuntu Hug Day, focusing on xorg-server and xserver-xorg-video-intel bugs.  Jaunty is really shaping up to be a great Ubuntu release, but there are still some intel driver related bugs we really want to … Continue reading

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Proud of my little girl

Ashlyn, my 5 soon to be 6 year old, just did a very good deed.  She hasn’t had a hair cut in over 2 years, saving up to donate her hair.  I am so proud of her, she made the … Continue reading

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Welcome Kaden William VanDine

I can’t believe it has been over 2 weeks since his birth without a blog post.  I blame twitter On July 2, 2008 we had a beautiful, healthy baby boy.   Kaden William, weighing in at 8lbs 12ozs and a … Continue reading

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Cape Lookout was fun!

Ashlyn tried body surfing for the first time. Her last trip to the ocean she was pretty scared of the waves, but this weekend she was jumping right in with me.

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A little blurry

How Ashlyn (my 4 year old) sees me

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night!

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Snow at South Point

Tonight there was snow at South Point! Well, not the real stuff… but a nice sprinkling in a controlled area, none on the roads, you know what that does to NC roads. Tonight was the annual Tree lighting to kick … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat?

Had a good night of trick or treating… the kids had a blast. Drew was a Carolina Hurricane’s hockey player (I loved the shoulder pads) and Ashlyn was a Princess. She has been talking about being a princess all year.

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Blowing Rock, NC

Back from a short family vacation in the mountains. We had a great time! Kids had a blast, and I think Laurie mostly enjoyed it despite getting hit with some nasty allergy attach. We stumbled on this great little lake, … Continue reading

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