2019 Newsletter

2019 MacDougall FriendsnFamily Christmas Newsletter


Photo Dec 24, 4 25 44 PM

Merry Christmas!

Thank you for enjoying our Christmas Newsletter.  You can Click on any of thin Underlined Links in Green to watch a short Video.   Press the Back Button on your Browser to return to the Newsletter from YouTube:
We started the Year with a glorious ski trip to Vail, Colorado with the Kellen Family.  Great Skiing at Vail and Beaver Creek!   We went Sledding, skied in fluffy powder and worked the Back Bowls.  
2019-02-17 15.01.49
Vail 2019 with the Kellens
Fun to Ski Together as a Family
We enjoyed a powder filled ski trip to Mammoth where Lexie and Nicholas shredded  the Cornice.  We Celebrated Easter at Mariners Church which hired a tremendous new Senior Pastor named Eric Geiger.  We continue our love for Mariners and all the Church does for the Community. This year we Served the under privileged in Santa Ana.  
We marched in our final Indian Guides and Indian Princess Balboa Island Parade.   Little Feet and Comanche provided incredible and lasting friendships, memories and a special Parent and Child bond.  Heap Good!
Nicholas won his Junior Golf Club Championship Tourney at NBCC and we often gathered with Cousin Nicole Smith and family in Laguna Niguel and Mission Viejo and our special Newport Beach
Lexie and Aunt Carole
Lexie attends CDM Middle School in 8th Grade and enjoyed Cheerleading, playing the Piano, Golf, Singing, Running, and USTA Tennis
The MacDougall’s learned Polo in La Quinta  
Click on Photo for Tennis Video
Click on Photo for Video
One of the Joys of Life is walking Nicholas to School everyday.  Nicholas is in 5th Grade at Harbor View and played on the AYSO Extra Soccer Team and came on strong in Tennis at the end of the year winning a SSV Tennis Tournament
Click on Photo for Video
Nicholas led the team in Pitching and played outstanding Shortstop in Baseball in the Spring and Fall and hit well all year and made the All Star Tournament
The Boys at Prestwick
The Famous Turnberry Lighthouse
BagPiper at Trump Turnberry
Looking West at Turnberry

During the Summer Sandy took a Bucket List Trip to Scotland with friends from Newport Beach Country Club.  What a treat for Sandy to go back to his Scottish Roots and play in both the St. Andrews and Turnberry areas on world famous courses.  

This Annual East Coast sojourn provided memories as we traveled to Ligonier, Philadelphia and and Vermont to visit our FriendsnFamily

Sky Meadow
The Cousins
Barn Party Pinata
Brother Allan and Sister In Law Annie MacDougall
Julie Miller, Alice Gammon Fiedler, Jason Miller
Rolling Rock Dance Party
Golf at Rolling Rock
Brad Lanny and Sandy
Sky Meadow Family
Cousins Dab
Nicholas Catching Frogs
Lexie Cousins
Sandy and Jason
Wirkki Family in Vermont
Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY
Liberty Bell in Philadelphia
Independence Hall, Philadelphia PA, July 2019
Sharon continues her hard work Volunteering for  the Harbor View Elementary Jogathon which raised close to $110k for the School.  
Sharon  also enjoyed Tennis on the PacSun C2 Team, Golf on the NBCC Women’s Team and continues as the best Chief Domestic Officer in the land while making sure the Kids are studying, playing and enjoying their School, friends and  activities
NBCC Women's Stagette Golf Tournament
Summer also included our Annual Trips to Bruin Woods for Waterskiing, Mountain Biking and Week 10 Fun. 
In July we drove to San Diego to visit  my Nephew Chris and Jenny Oliver and family.  

ho ho ho! Off to Fall we go

Sharon and Sandy won Low Net in the NBCC Couples Club Championship and Halloween did not disappoint while Dougie continued to provide entertainment for all!
Mortgage Vintage and CrowdTrustDeed continue to thrive with our talented team below including from L to R: Nicole Smith, Karen Gunther, Mayumi Bowers, Sandy, Ted Hoover, John Storck and Phil Lam. 
The California Mortgage Association (CMA) elected Sandy to their Board of Directors.  Sandy will assist the CMA maintain and grow its Mission of providing Education, Advocacy and Resources For Private Money Lenders

Happy Holidays!

Traditions make Holidays and our lives Special.  Our  Black Team won the 10th Annual Cup of No Consequence  (CONC) in 2019 and our Harbor View Dad’s Dinner finished off an incredible year.  
For Thanksgiving we gathered the Chisholm Clan “Feros Ferio” in Palm Desert including  Brother Tony and Sandra and Family and celebrated our Thankfulness and Blessings.  Following Turkey Day, we strolled along PCH during our Annual CDM Christmas Walk 
We hope you have enjoyed our FriendnFamily Newsletter.  We wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and New Year filled with prosperity, Song, love, laughter and happiness!  Love,
Sandy, Sharon, Lexie, Nicholas and Dougie MacDougall 

Time is ticking for 2021


See You Next Year