Category Archives: doing

Republic

Republic, Washington. Not a place I ever envisioned us vacationing. It’s a tiny town in the middle of nowhere (literally, nowhere), up in northeastern Washington about a half-hour from the Canadian border. A five-hour drive from home. We went for

Republic

Republic, Washington. Not a place I ever envisioned us vacationing. It’s a tiny town in the middle of nowhere (literally, nowhere), up in northeastern Washington about a half-hour from the Canadian border. A five-hour drive from home. We went for

Camp Orkila

Camp Orkila, 2017. The annual tradition where Brian takes the kiddos to Camp Orkila on Orcas Island over Mother’s Day weekend. This year Bob (Papa) and Uncle Kelly went, and next year Saige will start going. Eventually Vaile will go

Camp Orkila

Camp Orkila, 2017. The annual tradition where Brian takes the kiddos to Camp Orkila on Orcas Island over Mother’s Day weekend. This year Bob (Papa) and Uncle Kelly went, and next year Saige will start going. Eventually Vaile will go

Skiing: Winter Twenty Seventeen

After taking weekly indoor skiing lessons last summer, Brian signed Blaise and Laine up for skiing lessons on the snow. Every Saturday for eight weeks. And they’re already signed up for weekly summer and winter 2018 snow lessons again. Brian really

Skiing: Winter Twenty Seventeen

After taking weekly indoor skiing lessons last summer, Brian signed Blaise and Laine up for skiing lessons on the snow. Every Saturday for eight weeks. And they’re already signed up for weekly summer and winter 2018 snow lessons again. Brian really

October Twenty Fifteen

October went fast. Broken record here, the month started and now it’s over. Let’s break it down for old times’ sake… After being in California since mid-August, it was time to start packing up for the drive home. October started on Thursday and the big

October Twenty Fifteen

October went fast. Broken record here, the month started and now it’s over. Let’s break it down for old times’ sake… After being in California since mid-August, it was time to start packing up for the drive home. October started on Thursday and the big

August Twenty Fifteen

August started off with a bang and ended pretty blandly (this is a good thing). We were horribly sick, and I was in the ER as the month rang in. Awesome. We managed to get through the sickness, recover, prepare for

August Twenty Fifteen

August started off with a bang and ended pretty blandly (this is a good thing). We were horribly sick, and I was in the ER as the month rang in. Awesome. We managed to get through the sickness, recover, prepare for

July Twenty Fifteen

I’m ahead of the game (for now). Starting on July before the month is even over. I figure I best get going on this before the chaos of moving and the start of our homeless stint. July is the last month

July Twenty Fifteen

I’m ahead of the game (for now). Starting on July before the month is even over. I figure I best get going on this before the chaos of moving and the start of our homeless stint. July is the last month

June Twenty Fifteen

June was here and now it’s gone. After the hellish month of May, it was a nice change to just take it easy. June saw the kiddos’ recital, their last day of school, Saige turning nine months, family hikes, final

June Twenty Fifteen

June was here and now it’s gone. After the hellish month of May, it was a nice change to just take it easy. June saw the kiddos’ recital, their last day of school, Saige turning nine months, family hikes, final