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The Barfields at Christmas 2017

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The Barfields at Christmas 2016

The Barfields at Christmas 2016 Our year mostly in pictures Our year saw the loss of David’s Mom, the last of our parents, pictured below when David was about 4, with David’s Dad, and two of his brothers.  Cathy also … Continue reading

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The Barfields at Christmas 2015

New Grandsons!  Our big news from 2015 is we have two new grandsons, bringing us to three grandsons, each with their own unique temperament. It is a thrill to have them all live in the area. Ain is a very … Continue reading

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Two more grandsons arrive in 2015

March and June of 2015 saw our second and third grandchildren born, two more boys. Here is a bit about each and a few pictures. Grandson number 2: Ebron, son of Betsy and Matt On March 2nd, our oldest daughter … Continue reading

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Christmas 2014

We wish you all a Merry Christmas. Below and attached is this year’s Christmas letter to family and friends. Click this link to see a pdf: Christmas letter 2014. The first page is a set of images from 2014; page … Continue reading

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Four Days With Ain Nov 2014

We are spending 4 days with Ain while his parent are away. I will be adding a few pictures and comments later. The immediate reason for this page is to post this video of Ain at Checkers. We put it … Continue reading

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Christmas letter 2013

Like many Americans (and elsewhere), we have an annual tradition of sending a Christmas letter to family and friends with highlights of the year. Attached is our Christmas letter 2013. On this page are the pictures from the letter. While … Continue reading

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A surprising first grandchild

The month of June 2013 was filled with expectations for the birth of our first grandchild, due to our oldest daughter Betsy and husband Matt. The sonogram at 20 weeks said they should expect a girl and confirming the due … Continue reading

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Christmas letter and expanded recipe collection

A belated New Year 2013! This post will let you know we have posted on Christmas newsletter and updated our pages on healthy recipes and our advice on exercise. In our 2012 Christmas letter we share a bit about the … Continue reading

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Celebrating our marriage and Cathy’s Dad’s life

It is summer; the first one without a daughter getting married in thee years. So Cathy is working on some long backlogged photo-book projects. Here are some links. Also below, for Father’s Dad, I took Cathy’s Dad’s memorial slide show … Continue reading

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