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day 1 Ljubljana

from the castle tower Originally uploaded by mikefranklin I took a taxi to work, with my luggage, and endured several minutes of religious chatter on the radio. I left around 1pm to head to the airport to endure what I … Continue reading

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day 6: life’s a beach

ready for adventure Originally uploaded by mikefranklin Tuesday is it? More of the same – good food, good friends, great weather. oh, and screaming children. Another lazy morning, fading into a lunch of leftovers after the kids were taken down … Continue reading

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day 5 – gotta reboot the toaster

separating Originally uploaded by mikefranklin Monday rolled around and was much like Sunday – food, friends, computers, cameras and kids Up early, I found that the there was no internet access. We’re not sure why, but the DSL modem gets … Continue reading

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day 4. hello, goodbye and more food

helping dad Originally uploaded by mikefranklin Sunday was fairly uneventful, discounting a small horde of kids running around underfoot. I was up at 6, and enjoyed a blissfully peaceful hour alone before the little ones wandered out of their bedroom. … Continue reading

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day 3, cinderella

cinderella and the prince Originally uploaded by mikefranklin Saturday too, arrived too quickly for a morning on holiday. The day was mostly centered around local production of Cindarella, for which John & Annette’s oldest child was the associate director in … Continue reading

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day 2, heading to Friday Harbor

waiting in line Originally uploaded by mikefranklin Friday morning arrived much too early, after a too-short night of sleep. John had gone off to the gym, so I attempted to find breakfast. Coffee wasn’t a problem: I bring my own … Continue reading

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a hard day’s night

I normally spend the week of the fourth of July with friends at their home on San Juan Island in Washington. Times for flights seem to have become increasingly worse, while the fares have gone up quite a bit. There … Continue reading

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