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Surprise Parties, Turning 40, Mexico, and Framily

I’ve done a lot of thinking about my Big Birthday, the Over the Hill Birthday, the Big Four Oh. I planned and planned a major trip to Mexico, to swim with whale sharks, to spend time with family, friends…my chosen family.

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Colleen & Justin Say I Do

Colleen & Justin said I do in July at Plaza Del Toro in inner-Southeast Portland, surrounded by their family, friends, with funky oldies spun (on 45!), a sunset walk on the Eastbank Esplanade, and so, so many laughs.

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