Monthly Archive: May 2011

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Racing in the UK

This past weekend I raced in my first triathlon since our move to England.  The race was held at the Eton Rowing Club grounds which will host the 2012 Olympic Rowing events. I went to the race without the family. Heather was busy preparing for a weeklong business trip and we decided it would be difficult to make a family day trip out of this race outing.  When I arrived, I immediately noticed the wind.  You can see in the video clip below that it presented a bit of a challenge for the day. The bike was 4 laps and...

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3 days in Amsterdam with a 3 year old

A few weeks ago Heather found out she needed to go to California for work. She decided to take Ryan on the trip.  With this news, I had to decide if Kevin and I would stick around London or if I should try a little travelling with a 3 1/2 year old. I decided based on the success of our recent Scotland vacation that Kevin alone shouldn’t be too much trouble as a travel partner. I decided to go somewhere relatively close and that 3 days was probably long enough for our first solo trip. “We” decided on Amsterdam. To...

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Billy No Buzz!

Kevin performed in his first school concert today!  Several classes got together and performed 5 songs about a bee named Billy who had no buzz.  Kevin’s class were dragonflies. Most of his classmates go fulltime, 5 days a week. Kevin only goes 3 afternoons a week so he missed out on a few rehearsals. Despite that he did awesome! We especially like the clapping at the end.