This weekend will see assorted members of the Brockie clan depart for three of the four corners of the country (sorry South West, next time – as I said to Greg the other day, it really is way too long since I have been in Tucson).

Iona is going the furthest.  She is heading off to Redmond, Oregon for a 23 day Outward Bound adventure hiking, camping, rafting, kayaking,  climbing, and all sorts of other dangerous stuff in the mountains and rivers of Oregon.  I am really excited for her.  As well as having had a chance to meet all the cute salespeople at REI she is going to have the experience of a lifetime.  I can’t wait to hear the stories and see the pictures.

Calum is off to Massachusetts for two weeks of swim camp.  He’s just going to come back skinnier and fitter than ever.  I can’t imagine how much he is going to eat up there!

Siraya is having a staycation at home with Nicole, her favourite person in the world.

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So, Michele and I are heading off on our first childless vacation in  17 years!  We’re spending a week or so doing a little as possible in Myrtle Beach, SC.  We will of course be phoning, emailing, Facebooking, Tweeting, and blogging!

Happy 4th!

:: Justin ::