Sunday, August 21, 2011


Hello Everyone!

I have received many emails with beautiful words and wishes for my family.  I wanted to update you all to tell you thank you for your priceless words. 

First, the good.  The "beast" motorhome is gone.  Unfortuantely it did not sell; however; through legal channels we were able to return it to the lender.  It was very difficult to get rid of it, but we are in no way able to keep it in our life.  It is not a motorhome for a family like ours to vacation in once a summer.

Second, the legal issues are still going forward in California.  If you want you can check on-line to see, it is not something I like to talk about much.

Third and the hardest is that our loving Annie is no longer with us.  She passed in April and I'm sure is in a happier place.  She was miserable without mom & dad.  We did our best to care for and love her, but with our busy lives we just couldn't be with her as much as mom & dad.  Her health literally began failing immediately after we picked her up in San Luis Obispio.  We hated to see her continue to lose weight and suffer.  The "grands" miss her very much.

We will be ending our summer in Maui on a family vacation; where my parents took us many times.  So lot's of happy memories watching my kids have fun in the same place my parents took Dennis & I.

Thanks to you all for your words of encouragement.  I found this great picture that brings me happiness thinking of just how long my parents loved each other.  I hope you enjoy it too.

Monday, January 10, 2011

The "Beast"

Many of you have asked about my parents motorhome.  Here is the location of where it is for sale.

Thanks to Kristi for the interest.
Under pre-owned
go under makes - choose Winnebago
it is the 2007 Winnebago Tour 40TD

They just put it on an internet special for the weekend.

Thanks to you all.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Happy New Year

Happy New Year! Thank you all for the warm wishes over the holidays. They were difficult, but, we spent time with very good friends that took us in there home like family. We enjoyed many moments together as a family and made the best of it.

The "grands" (as mom would call them) are doing well and staying busy. They still have lot's of questions and we do our best to work through them. They are drowning themselves in school, swimming lessons (for Zoey) and both in gymnastics.

Thanksgiving weekend in Victoria, Canada

A lot of you have asked about the "furry" baby.  Annie is doing ok.  She has had some kidney issues requiring some vet attention and extra medication.  However, she is getting better and we are trying to make the most of our time with her.  It is a huge adjustment with her living with us.  She was so used to being with mom and dad 24/7.  We are gone a lot during the day, but we try to spoil her when we can.  Mackenzie has taken over a lot of her care.  Annie gets very excited when Mackenzie comes home.  She does sleep a lot, but the vet says that is normal.

sleeping on the couch
A lovely lady named Darlene told me that they are looking over the memorial site in Pismo Beach where mom and dad where.  I thought it was so nice of her to send us pictures and she also gathered up the notes left behind and is sending them to us.  Very sweet! 
on Price Street
Sorry I don't know how to rotate picture.

Hope you all have a Happy New Year!  Love your families!  Stephanie

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Love the economy!

Anyone want to buy a motorhome???

Who would've thought it would be so difficult to get the "beast" a new home.  Such a big, beautiful and well taken care of motorhome should be a steal of a deal for someone out there.  I'm sure my dad is telling me to hang in there and the right person will come along.

Many of you have asked about Annie.  She is still doing well and seems happy with the girls.  She is having a culture shock living in a home with us and also that we are away from home a lot.  She had quite the life with mom & dad.  We are loving her as best we can and hope she is happy.  Mackenzie has really stepped up and takes her for walks, feeds her and even gives her medicine.  Grandma would be so proud.

I will try and post a picture of her as soon as I can.