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Pat and Doug in Kentucky

Pat and Doug's house

First day in Louisville it was first things first. Kristen and Carolyn got mani pedis.

Kristen and Carolyn Pedicure

That night we went to a birthday party for two dogs.

Chester and Tucker Birthday Dog Birthday fruit

Tucker Birthday Chester and Tucker Birthday Cake

Dog Birthday Dog gifts

The next day we got ready to watch Thunder over Louisville.

Thunder over Louisville Thunder over Louisville VIP Tents

The Kernel Paraglyders

Paraglyders Landing Family at Thunder over Louisville

Selfie at Thunder over Louisville

Air Show Thunder over Louisville Kristen Carnival Swing

Selfie Carnival Ride Evening Airshow

Thunder over Louisville Fireworks

The following night we went to a brazilian steakhouse in downtown Louisville

Fourth Street Louisville Kristen Brazeiros

Carolyn and Frank 4th Street Justin and Kristen 4th street

Woodford Reserve Distillery was our destination the following day.

Woodford Reserve Woodford Reserve Front Desk

Woodford Reserve Fermentation Room Woodford Reserve Fermenting

Woodford Reserve Fermentation Room Inside Woodford Reserve Copper Distelled

Woodford Reserve Barrels Doug and Pat Woodford Reserve

Tax Man House Woodford Reserve Lobby

Woodford Reserve Barrel Room Woodford Reserve Barrel Room inside

Woodford Reserve bottling room Woodford Reserve tasting room

That evening we took another trip to Louisville. We even were filmed!

Lyft recording Frank and Kristen Troll Pub

Justin and Kristen Troll Pub Kristen and I took a walk across the bridge to Indiana. Louisville Bridges

Kristen Southern Indiana Indiana

Louisville Night The following morning we took a tour of the horse tracks and stables. Kristen Lucky Tree Keeneland

Frank Keeneland Keeneland Racetrack Winners

Horse Barn Seattle Slew Grave

Large Horse Barn Man 'O War

Goat Goat Eating

Pat and Horse Carolyn and Horse

Horse Graveyard Horse and Foal

Horse and Newborn

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Oakland Zoo

Shame on you, when you step through to The Ol’ Dirty Boucher, Oakland Zoo! Kristen, my mom, and I went to the Oakland Zoo on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.

Kristen and Carolyn Ticket Booth Pig

Baboons Warthogs

Giraffes Camels

Lion Elephant

Oakland Zoo Selfie Meer Cat

Kristen and  Carolyn statue Zebra

Tigers Flamingos

Sun Bear

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Julie and Richie’s Wedding

When I arrived Saturday morning I was greeted with a beautiful venue tucked away in Graeagle California.

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Twenty Mile House

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Twenty Mile House Entrance

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Twenty Mile Guest House

The bathroom situation was not that great though…

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Twenty Mile Out House

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Twenty Mile Toilet

We had the limousine shuttling everyone to the church for the wedding ceremony.

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Limo Drive 1

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Limo Drive 2

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Limo Drive 3

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Graeagle Church

The wedding ceremony was well done in a traditional Catholic fashion

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Father Brian

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Kevin and Colleen

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Kristen

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Ernie and Julie

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Julie and Richie vows

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Julie and Richie after wedding

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Quintana Family

The wedding party did a spectacular entrance to the reception to Space Jam theme song. A number of family members and friends gave some great speeches.

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Wedding Party Entrance

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Wedding Party Julie Entrance

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Family Photo

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Wedding Dinner

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Justin and Kristen

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Don Speech

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Kristen Speech

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Ernie Speech

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Julie and Richie’s First Dance

 

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Mammoth Lakes Backpacking Trip 2016

Day one we drove out to McGee creek from our hotel and hiked up to Big McGee Lake

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Hotel Room

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Preperation

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Adam W/ too much sunscreen

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Adam and Cole

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Adam crossing bridge

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Group

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Cole crossing bridge

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Ben with view

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Adam and Big McGee Lake

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Adam filtering water

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Marmots

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My Pack

Day two we hiked from big McGee Lake through McGee pass, along Fish Creek, and hiked up a portion of the Pacific Crest Trail to camp at Lake Virginia. On my way down McGee Pass I rolled my knee which made the rest of the trip a bit unpleasant

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Adam McGee Pass

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Little McGee Lake

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Ben McGee Pass

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Snow Hiking up McGee Pass

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McGee Pass Pano

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McGee Pass group

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Peak of McGee Pass

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Fish Creek

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Homemade Knee Brace

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Lake Virginia

Day three was a quicker hike to Duck Lake

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Group Pacific Crest Trail

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Duck Lake

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Ben and Cole at Camp

Day four we hiked to the car parked by Lake Mary

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Adam Duck Lake

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Cole and Adam Barney Lake

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Ben, Cole, and I post hike

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Adam post hike

 

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Boise-Seattle-Portland (BSP) Road Trip

We arrived in Boise Idaho and hung out with my Uncle Eddy and Grandma Bea.

The next day we hit the skatepark for a bit

The following day we got a round of disc golf in at Eagle Island

After Boise we made our way to Oregon, with our first stop in Pendleton

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Jeremy and I stayed at our first AirBnB south of Seattle Washington

We got one full day to explore Seattle

The next day we headed to Portland and met up with some friends.

Boise-Seattle-Portland (BSP) skate montage

 

 

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Toronto Day 4

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Started the day with a stroll through campus.

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Then we briefly toured parliament

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Afterwards we took the bus to the Woodbine casino and race track

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We all are dinner together in Little Italy and watched a very entertaining awards ceremony

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We ended the evening with a little pub hopping. You know you have found the right spot when they serve 40s of OE

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Toronto Day 3

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The future is here

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Went down to city hall to purchase a temporary parking permit in the morning

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Then I met up with the class to go to the Rotman School of Business and we competed using their market simulator. I got 3rd.

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Afterwards we went on a scavenger hunt and ended up at Jack Astor’s in downtown Toronto

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Then we went to the CBC before a debate.

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Ended the evening with a bit of wandering and bar hopping.

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