Over the Fourth of July weekend, Dorinna and I visited my sister and her family out in Oregon. We had a great time visiting and playing with Emma.


My new nephew Jack


Having found some extra cash (in Rich’s wallet), Emma e-mails her broker on her Blackberry


Emma and Dorinna playing in the P-A-R-K


Emma holds her first kitten. We took a day trip down to Salem to visit our friend Mark, who is staying with some friends on an organic chicken farm.


Mark and his hand-made chicken coop


Jack and Emma


Dorinna, Jen, Jack, and John in the Portland Rose Garden


Uncle Rich giving Emma a “Big Push”