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Family | Paul Gerst

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Sign Confusion in Basehor Kansas

August 16, 2011

Several months ago, the whole family went to visit my in-laws at their home in Basehor, Kansas.  Basehor is a small town in Leavenworth county about 1 hour outside Kansas City.  This sign is at the entrance to a local park, about a 3 minute walk from their house.

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My Dad and I

May 5, 2010

This is a picture of my Dad and myself in the late 1960s.  I have to be about 2 or 3 years old.  This is a picture I really enjoy.  My Dad looks really cool dressed in a swinging 60s outfit.

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Going to St. Joseph’s School in the 70’s

February 20, 2010

My brother John is one of the kindest people you will ever meet.  I liked this picture because it reminded me of our days at St. Josephs School in Camden, New Jersey.  In this is a picture, he is in kindergarten.

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Happy Birthday Mom

February 12, 2010

Today is my mom’s birthday.  I want to wish her a very happy birthday.  I wish we were there to celebrate with her.  Emigrating from Scotland to US as a teenager, my mom has always been an inspiration.  She is full of courage and generosity.   She is the perfect example of what a parent should […]

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Happy Birthday Heidi

February 2, 2010

Happy Birthday to the #1 ranked wife in the USA.

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What A Difference 1 Year Makes

January 22, 2010
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Happy Birthday Dad

December 24, 2009

Today is my dad’s birthday.  I think about him every day. I miss him terribly. But what I miss most is that my sons never got to know the greatest man I ever knew.

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The Journey of Matthew and I So Far

October 26, 2009

Today, my son Matthew turns 11 months old.   Soon he will sail past age 1. I can vividly recall every detail of his birth.  The pain Heidi experienced, her emergency c-section, watching him rushed to the neonatal intensive care unit, seeing his bruised body and learning he could have died. His night in the neonatal […]

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Gerst Family Colorado Vacation Photo

September 15, 2009

Thanks to the generosity of Heidi’s parents, we spent a week in Winter Park, Co during September.   We were in Winter Park with Heidi’s parents, most of her siblings and their families.  Here is a Gerst family photo taking during a visit to Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Let Me Tell You About My Wife

August 22, 2009

Today is a Saturday and I spent most of the day working, even now as I write this (about 9:50 PM). My wife, Heidi, has watched the boys for most of the day, cooked dinner, given them a bath and put them to bed.  All of this has allowed to toil on long delayed work […]

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