October through December,
A Big Quarter for the Family
Arthur and Alixandra Get Married
This was certainly a big quarter for family news.
Not only did Arthur and Alixandra get married
Kendal and Brandon had our first grandson
The wedding was presidded over by Arthur's brother Dan and was blessed
by excellent weather –
in spite of the early October outdoor ceremony.
Both events were overshadowed by COVID,
but care was taken to limit exposure and no problems have surfaced.
We headed south to PB in our little RV shortly after the wedding,
and used the little RV to head up to see our new grandson after
The new grandson is Arthur Vernon IV,
named after ancestors on both sides of his family.
He will be known as Ari to differentiate him from his predecessors on
his Sager side:
His familiar name is also a reflection of his Jewish ancestry.
We were able to get some restoration work started on the eastern part of
Work on the western part will be constrained by difficulties getting
heavy machinery to the affected areas.
We may limit that work to reseeding grasses and felling trees killed by
interest in buying the house increased after the fire and we got an
offer that is in process.
Following acceptance of the offer we had several parties interested
in making an offer if the closing does not go through.
We had a small Christmas with our COVID pod –
Paul, Xue and Jade.
The day was augmented by a socially distanced visit from
Marcus, Samantha, Lauren and Allison as well as virtual visits with
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