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Look who we saw!  Mrs. Hartel!!! (at St. Paul’s Fall Festival)

Look who we saw! Mrs. Hartel!!! (at St. Paul’s Fall Festival)

It is Fall Festival!  Jonah following in his Father’s footsteps, learning the art of cooking the best corn in the world. (at St. Paul’s Fall Festival)

It is Fall Festival! Jonah following in his Father’s footsteps, learning the art of cooking the best corn in the world. (at St. Paul’s Fall Festival)

Another tough soccer practice.  The solution?  A Klean Kanteen.  Oh, filled with iced Gatorade.

Another tough soccer practice. The solution? A Klean Kanteen. Oh, filled with iced Gatorade.

At Caltech Student Carnival.  Sort of like the Fall Festival, but for really smart people. 😊 (at Caltech)

At Caltech Student Carnival. Sort of like the Fall Festival, but for really smart people. 😊 (at Caltech)

For his Mom’ Birthday, @adamtobeck scored his first ever AYSO goal.  Happy Birthday!

For his Mom’ Birthday, @adamtobeck scored his first ever AYSO goal. Happy Birthday!

This is how you do soccer practice when it is 106 outside.  And when you have a good coach.  👍

This is how you do soccer practice when it is 106 outside. And when you have a good coach. 👍

A tough first AYSO game. Playing in 100+ degree temperature, and a brutal ball to the nose.  But tomorrow afternoon, this trooper will be back out at practice.

A tough first AYSO game. Playing in 100+ degree temperature, and a brutal ball to the nose. But tomorrow afternoon, this trooper will be back out at practice.

While visiting America, Gaby and Hartmut Schmidt developed a love of baseball, specifically the best team right now and future World Champions, the LA Angels. My going away gift—a hat that will be proudly worn throughout Germany. #laangels

While visiting America, Gaby and Hartmut Schmidt developed a love of baseball, specifically the best team right now and future World Champions, the LA Angels. My going away gift—a hat that will be proudly worn throughout Germany. #laangels

The streets of San Francisco…

The streets of San Francisco…

I have seen it numerous times…driven over it…walked across it…but I still am overcome by the beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge. (at Golden Gate Bridge)

I have seen it numerous times…driven over it…walked across it…but I still am overcome by the beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge. (at Golden Gate Bridge)