January Twenty Twenty

Melvin and I like to hit the trails almost daily. At least five times a week. We have a set 3.96 mile loop starting from home, to Snoqualmie Valley Trail, to Tolt River Trail, through Tolt MacDonald park, and then

January Twenty Twenty

Melvin and I like to hit the trails almost daily. At least five times a week. We have a set 3.96 mile loop starting from home, to Snoqualmie Valley Trail, to Tolt River Trail, through Tolt MacDonald park, and then

December Twenty Nineteen

December happened. And like every other month, it was busy. One of these months it’ll be boring as hell around here. Maybe. Probably not. Speaking of as hell, that reminds me… Brian called me one day and asked, “Why did

December Twenty Nineteen

December happened. And like every other month, it was busy. One of these months it’ll be boring as hell around here. Maybe. Probably not. Speaking of as hell, that reminds me… Brian called me one day and asked, “Why did

November Twenty Nineteen

November was mostly about getting into the swing of having Maive and also having Brian home. Brian gets 12 weeks of paternity leave. Such a fabulous benefit. He’s still home, and it’s mid-January… I’m still playing catch up on this

November Twenty Nineteen

November was mostly about getting into the swing of having Maive and also having Brian home. Brian gets 12 weeks of paternity leave. Such a fabulous benefit. He’s still home, and it’s mid-January… I’m still playing catch up on this

The Arrival of Maive Rae

Number five arrived. The last kiddo, for real this time. Maive. Maive was scheduled to arrive on 11/11. I have this thing. (I have several things.) Blaise is the 9th; Laine is the 19th. Saige is the 17th; Baby is

The Arrival of Maive Rae

Number five arrived. The last kiddo, for real this time. Maive. Maive was scheduled to arrive on 11/11. I have this thing. (I have several things.) Blaise is the 9th; Laine is the 19th. Saige is the 17th; Baby is

October Twenty Nineteen

Continuing to play catch-up… let’s talk October. OCTOBER October was eventful. I spent the month extremely pregnant and tired while keeping up on our standard schedule, mixed in with additional activities and everything Halloween. Then I ended the month with

October Twenty Nineteen

Continuing to play catch-up… let’s talk October. OCTOBER October was eventful. I spent the month extremely pregnant and tired while keeping up on our standard schedule, mixed in with additional activities and everything Halloween. Then I ended the month with

September Twenty Nineteen

It’s 2020, mid-January already. Fall happened. So did three kiddo birthdays. And one literal birthday… that whole having a fifth kid happened. Then all the holidays. Time to catch-up here. Let’s get right to it. September September is my favorite

September Twenty Nineteen

It’s 2020, mid-January already. Fall happened. So did three kiddo birthdays. And one literal birthday… that whole having a fifth kid happened. Then all the holidays. Time to catch-up here. Let’s get right to it. September September is my favorite

Kayak Point Twenty Nineteen

Three years strong, the annual tradition of staying in the Yurt Village at Kayak Point. This year I didn’t make it though. I was eight months pregnant, feeling huge and having pelvic pain from walking too much, and having to

Kayak Point Twenty Nineteen

Three years strong, the annual tradition of staying in the Yurt Village at Kayak Point. This year I didn’t make it though. I was eight months pregnant, feeling huge and having pelvic pain from walking too much, and having to