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Gregg Havens
Works at GS-12 Civil Service USGov
Attended Honeoye Falls Central
Lives in Caledonia MS
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Once again the trepid explorers go into the wild.
The kids and I had to go into Tokyo yesterday for our first modeling adventure and decided to take a few hours to wander around Shinjuku Gyoen. We started our day rrreeeeaaaaalllyyyy early...0545 wake-up for the kiddos so ...
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Better words once again. It was a really pretty day and watching the kids on the rings at the end of the day was great.
This post is a little late. Somehow it was hidden amongst all the other posts I've made in the last few months...we've been busy! In late November 2015, we packed our lunches and made our way toward that beauty....Fuji-San!...
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Awesome. Your writing brought it back for me. Dad
Kyoto Day 5 Welp, it's our last day. :( Our train was scheduled to leave around 3 pm, so we had a few hours in the morning to squeeze in a few more of the sights on our list. With a 0600 alarm set, we were up early! ...
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Great memories!!!
If you are a regular reader, then you remember how much we L-O-V-E-D our Chiba explorations with Clayton and Tisha a couple months ago (if you're not a regular, here is that link: Chiba1). Just across that little bay there ...
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I think I would have enjoyed the lights at the rice patties. Looks like a real nice day.
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Aging is reality....musculo-skeletal , cognition, memory,  multi-tasking  and more. The video is informative #agingparents  
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Anyone who think the people of the "VIEW" are anything but terrible want to be entertainers need to think again.
“If you meant your comment about my face being demented and a Halloween mask is humorous, so be it." Fiorina says on The View
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Fiscal responsibility means providing a budget where spending is LESS than revenue. We do it tomorrow NEVER happens!!! They don't run their house that way, they shouldn't run the government that way either. 
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Outstanding once again. Thanks for the visual and personal trip.
We decided to spend our final day in Southern Japan exploring Miyajima (officially named Itsukushima). I was pretty excited to get my feet onto this island, but I didn't realize just how much I would love exploring this plac...
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If the loudest voice wins the Republican side, I'm going to need better noise cancellation headphones.
Donald Trump is defending Russian President Vladimir Putin against allegations that he has given orders to kill journalists in his country, and adds “you're supposed to be innocent until proven guilty,” which is an American thing, not Russian. Trump-screengrab-ABC ...
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Mt. Fuji while traveling at 170MPH on the Shinkansen towards Yokohama. Taken in the auto mode Galaxy Note 5. 
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Visiting family in Japan. It has been cloudy for most of the time. But yesterday it dawned clear and we found a location to vies Mt. Fuji. She was a bit bashful but I found a place and time to see her summit. Taken with my Galaxy Note 5 and edited slightly with Snapseed. 
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Many changes ahead.
 
$5 Crude Contango Creating A Global Oil Supertanker Parking Lot
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Oil storage problems are so severe that traders asking ships to go slow, and that is where we see something very strange occurring off the coast near Galveston, TX.
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  • Honeoye Falls Central
  • Ashland College OH
  • Websters University
  • CIIS
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Father, Grandfather, Educator, and retired USAF Pilot
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Things on my resume that were commented on the most: Grave Digger, Pilot, Cistern Cleaner, Crop Sprayer, Lived near Sydney Aus for 3 years
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Caledonia MS
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Mendon NY - altus, OK - Ashland, OH - San Antonio, tx - chandler, az - dover, de - Kurrajong, nsw, australia
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Yokosuka Sakura 2016
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With all the rain over the last couple days, and then the wind today, the trees are not as pretty as they could be. Darn. With the break in

AnimeJapan 2016 ~ A Blog by Mackenzie
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Mackenzie was invited to AnimeJapan 2016 in Tokyo today with her bestie, Emily, and her family. Most of this page will be in Miss Mackenzie'

Himeji-jo ~ The White Egret Castle
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Our trip to Hiroshima came to an end Wednesday morning (December 23rd - I'm a bit late...but, not as tardy with this one as I have been with

Fuji Peace Park
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This post is a little late. Somehow it was hidden amongst all the other posts I've made in the last few months...we've been busy! In late No

Exploring Kyoto, Day Five
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Kyoto Day 5 Welp, it's our last day. :( Our train was scheduled to leave around 3 pm, so we had a few hours in the morning to squeeze in a f

Exploring Kyoto, Day Four
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Kyoto Day 4 Our goal today was the center of Kyoto, starting at Himogamo Shrine, making our way south to the Imperial Palace, then Nijo Cast

Exploring Kyoto, Day 3
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Day three! I can't believe we are halfway through our week! We've already seen so much, and have so much more on our list! However will we s

Exploring Kyoto, Day One
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Kyoto...all I can say is...amazing! AMAZING!!! Day one in Kyoto We were up Monday morning and, after a sweet friend dropped us off at the tr

Grandma and Grandpa Visit, 2015 edition!!
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We were lucky enough to have a few weeks to spend time with Grandma and Grandpa this year in Japan! First, Grandma came to hangout for a few

Tokyo with Clayton and Tisha ~ Part 2
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The day started out like any other. We drank coffee. Then, we drank a little more coffee. We plopped ourselves in the car after lunch and ma

Aunt Tisha and Uncle Clayton Visit Japan-land! Part 1
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This is another one of those stories that has a "before" and an "after" with a major event sandwiched in-between...more on that later! I've

Conquering Mt. Fuji
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Fuji-san in the distance Yes...I've heard it's hard. Yes...I've heard I will lose toenails. Yes...I heard it will be cold at the top. I've h

Geometric shapes hunt
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Garytt: We have SO many cylinders in our house! Why do we have so many cylinders? I think we need to get more pyramids in our house!

Tsukuihama Tourist Farm ~ Strawberry picking
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Last week the kids and I met our friend, Junko-san, and a few of her friends for a strawberry picking adventure! Junko-san teaches English c

"Math is so boring"
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"I don't want to do math today. Math is so boring," said my recently very reluctant 6 yo homeschooler this morning. So, I say: "Well, hold o

Magic happens when we throw the plan out the window
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I spend a lot of time planning out our school weeks: writing it in the planner, researching cool projects to do, finding coloring pages to g

First Hike of 2015! Takeyama Hiking Course
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This weekend I made a trek (ok, a short train ride) to Tsukuihama to walk, climb, slide, maybe fall, and talk my way around a few mountains

Oh, the wonderful art of reading...
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Mackenzie: Mommy, I really like reading in my head. When I read in my head I can chew food AT THE SAME TIME!!!

Quick trip to Kannonzaki Park
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For Thanksgiving this year we decided to take it much easier than we did last year. No waking up at 0500 to start turkey and pie and all the

Koyo on Mt. Takao
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Momiji - Maple tree It's Fall! And, that means...I'm on the hunt for the yellows, oranges, and reds in the trees (Koyo: roughly, autumn foli

Three bedroom, 1 bath accommodation. In a very good location to visit temples and shrines in Kyoto. Close to a train station and buses. Use Japan Rail PASMO get anywhere on the city. We used this as a home away from home for four nights. Frig, stove, broiler, shower, tub, 2 real beds and futons enough to sleep six. It met our needs most excellently.
Public - 6 months ago
reviewed 6 months ago
Work done right. Fair price. Ball joint and arms replaced, tune up 91 S-10, valve cover gaskets.
Public - 6 months ago
reviewed 6 months ago
Only spent one night, but this new hotel was outstanding. Clean room, great fitness room, good complementary breakfast. In a quiet area of town with new buildings all around.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
We stayed at the Intrepid's Lodge and had an excellent experience. The Tents we stayed in were first class with an en-suite facility that all our needs. The food and service was great. I highly suggest that April is a great time to visit the reserve. We were up close and personal with all the wildlife that the reserve has to offer. It was a wonderful start to our two week Kenyan Safari.
Appeal: ExcellentFacilities: Very GoodService: Excellent
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
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What a find. We arrived at 7pm without a reservation. But were told we could get served now in the bar area. Sat, ordered and served in less than 20 minutes. Outstanding shrimp and grits and lime grilled shrimp. Go the next time you want a great meal.
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
It is up a very long and rough dirt road but is shown as a jewel of a resort when we arrived. You are at 7,000 ft and the air was clear and dry. All the services were great with a room that was down a path but on the doorstep of nature. I highly recommend the Lodge as a place to stay on your Kenyan Safari.
Quality: ExcellentFacilities: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
Top notch resort with outstanding service, food and views. We spent the day just on the property and enjoyed everything. It was a highlight of our Kenyan Safari.
Quality: ExcellentFacilities: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago