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Switzerland, part 2

After we came down from the snowy alps, we spent the rest of the day wandering around Montreux before returning to Geneva that night. Known for its annual Jazz festival,…

Switzerland, part 1

For the second part of Kim’s mother’s visit we flew to Switzerland for a few days. We spent the first part in Geneva, then we took a train east to…

Leeds Castle

Kim’s mother came for a visit in March, and during her first weekend in town we drove east to visit Leeds Castle. Continuously inhabited since the 1100s, the castle came…

A visit from Tom Plachecki

We’ve actually had two visits from Tom. The first time was late last summer, and more recently we had dinner in London in January. Kim took some photos during his…

Nottingham

Located in the East Midlands section of England, Nottingham is home to a thriving Robin Hood tourist industry. We spent two nights at a lovely B & B in Ruddington,…

Our new niece

Katie Elizabeth Rocke was born on February 17, 2002 in Arizona. Both mother and child are doing just fine (and have been for six weeks now).

Yes, we’re still alive

As all of you have noticed, the updates on the site have ground to a halt. We’re still travelling and hosting visitors, it’s just that we haven’t had time to…

Bruges, part 2

Belgium has become one of our favorite countries. I almost feel bad now, not knowing much about the place and thinking of it as merely a French appendage. It’s so…

Bruges, part 1

In February we paid a visit to Bruges, a lovely town in western Belgium. There we met up with our American friends living in Amsterdam, Scott and Kathleen. While the…

Seattle

At the end of January we spent a week back in good old Seattle. It was our first visit back to the states since we left. I spent most of…