2015 - February

SEAN and Elisha 

Sean and Elisha are doing well in their new apartment

Sean and Elisha are doing well in their new apartment

Their cats Geezer (who moved with Elisha) and Spike (who moved with Sean) are also doing well!

Their cats Geezer (who moved with Elisha) and Spike (who moved with Sean) are also doing well!

JOE

Joe performs with the choir.  It was brilliant!

Joe performs with the choir.  It was brilliant!

SOPHIE

Sophie loves going on car rides with Sinead

Sophie loves going on car rides with Sinead

Sophie was NO help finding her dog tags, which I found 3 days later

Sophie was NO help finding her dog tags, which I found 3 days later

SINEAD

JON & ELAINE

Elaine attends the Western Veterinary Conference every year in Las Vegas.  She often meets up with the tutors that she studied under at Penn Foster, as she did this year

Elaine attends the Western Veterinary Conference every year in Las Vegas.  She often meets up with the tutors that she studied under at Penn Foster, as she did this year

Jon is travelling to the East Coast of the US and Canada pretty regularly now on business

Jon is travelling to the East Coast of the US and Canada pretty regularly now on business

Family time!  Sean, Elisha, Joe, Elaine, Sinead and Carly on a Sunday afternoon after a Dad-cooked roast!

Family time!  Sean, Elisha, Joe, Elaine, Sinead and Carly on a Sunday afternoon after a Dad-cooked roast!

2015 - January

SINEAD

Sinead ended 2014 by asking the UK contingent what the new year looked like!  It was 15 minutes into the new year in England!

Sinead ended 2014 by asking the UK contingent what the new year looked like!  It was 15 minutes into the new year in England!

Family

Family breakfast at Jim's the first Sunday morning of the new year -- Carly & Joe

Family breakfast at Jim's the first Sunday morning of the new year -- Carly & Joe

Elaine avoided every picture I took of her but I managed to get this one!

Elaine avoided every picture I took of her but I managed to get this one!

Chris was nearing the end of his annual visit

Chris was nearing the end of his annual visit

My latest consulting gig had me flying to Raleigh in North Carolina and then to Quebec in Canada.  Unfortunately, there are no direct flights so it was SLC > JFK > Raleigh > JFK > Quebec > JFK > SLC

My latest consulting gig had me flying to Raleigh in North Carolina and then to Quebec in Canada.  Unfortunately, there are no direct flights so it was SLC > JFK > Raleigh > JFK > Quebec > JFK > SLC

Quebec was cold, windy and unpleasant (these temps are F)!  Ice everywhere.  Even though I had my snow boots with me when I left the office I was visiting and started to walk back to my hotel, I looked like Bambi on ice

Quebec was cold, windy and unpleasant (these temps are F)!  Ice everywhere.  Even though I had my snow boots with me when I left the office I was visiting and started to walk back to my hotel, I looked like Bambi on ice

Elaine and Naidee got ski passes for the season.  However we had so little snow they really didn't get mush use out of them.  But we had a couple of days of great snowfall so they took advantage of it

Elaine and Naidee got ski passes for the season.  However we had so little snow they really didn't get mush use out of them.  But we had a couple of days of great snowfall so they took advantage of it

Chris always cooks a few nights for us when he stays.  Tonight was his famous Chicken Tikka!

Chris always cooks a few nights for us when he stays.  Tonight was his famous Chicken Tikka!

Joe

Joe began his teaching classes.  The students get to call him "Mister Dean" which tickled him at first!

Joe began his teaching classes.  The students get to call him "Mister Dean" which tickled him at first!

Walking the dog

Now that I work from home, many days I force myself to have a lunch break and take Sophie for a walk out in Pepperwood... she loves it! 

This is out back where gradually all of the woodlands are being built upon