Grand Haven

Summer Vacation

August 2000

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Gwen - "Welcome to Lake Michigan" View from the Cottage Another view from the porch Joe in his favorite place
Gwen and Joey relaxing Martin steals Joe's chair The second floor Mary Lou and Pete
Our traditional leaving photo This time with almost everybody The Carnerie's arrive - Don, friend Jenny, Dawn and June Virg and her postman
At the Hornacek's home for pizza John shows off his new granddaughter The Hornacek women - Annie, Darlene and Katie (and Joey Horneck's little girl) Never a dull moment
Looking for fireflys? Sue Hornacek and Gwen (college buddies) Chatting in the yard The group at Fricano's
I'll take his beer when he isn't looking The group back at the cottage - good looking bunch! Good Friends - Dawn and Marie

We arrived on Monday, July 31st during Coast Guard week. First visitors were newlyweds Pete and MaryLou Accardi from New York (Pete was Joe's best man 19 years ago). We met MaryLou for the first time and welcomed her into the "family".

Soon after they left, the Carnerie's from San Diego stopped in for two days. The Carnerie's (Don, June and daughter Dawn Monique who brought her friend and roomie Jenny) were next door neighbors to Joe and Gwen 87-97 and we still stay in touch (in addition, Don is a postman and delivers to Virg when substituting for his friend). They were arriving the same night Gwen had planned the annual visit to Sue and John Hornacek (Sue and Gwen were college roomies) - so Sue said "Bring them here - we'll get more pizza". Needless to say, we had a full house.

The next night the group made a visit to Fricano's - Grand Haven local pizza house.


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