Category Archives: family

Trying something new–photos from the beach

I hope this works. Fingers crossed! Photos from the first day of summer at Old Man’s Beach in Oceanside. https://flic.kr/s/aHsmdYgnQ1

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Happy Mother’s Day

Today is a day that should not need a holiday. I feel as though I was aware of the importance of moms before I became one, but really, how could I have been? It’s a calling that, when diligently performed, … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

This post is an overview of our pre-Easter activities. We have been enjoying the season! Jackie made this peep driving a Twinkie treat at BSF!whipped cream marbled eggs this year. They turned out great! Jacob’s class had eggs in an … Continue reading

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Glamis for St. Patrick’s Day

We traveled again to Glamis, for what was our last time this season, and it was a perfect way to end the season. We had Grammie and OT and Mimi and Bop with us, as well as friends Pete, Layton, … Continue reading

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Escaping

Jackson has been escaping his crib at night, and we wanted to know how. Then (of course) Jacob had to try, and his attempt was ready for video. And as a bonus, here is the video my wacky Jacob asked … Continue reading

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A special day for Jacob with Grammie and OT

Jacob celebrated his sixth birthday with a special gift–a trip to Santa Monica Pier funzone with Grammie and OT. He came home bubbling with excitement after such a special day, and a little power nap on the drive home. 🙂 … Continue reading

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Rogers Gardens

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Jacob starts kindergarten

Let’s back up and see this cutie on his first day!

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Michigan part I

we made it to Michigan, and enjoyed walking around my aunt and uncles beautiful neighborhood. There is a forest behind their house full of trails through tall trees, and it reminds of Sherwood Forest. I expect Robin Hood to pop … Continue reading

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Chicago, part 2

we walked to the brown line and took it downtown again. Bree walked us through the old Chicago public library (now the Cultural Arts building?) thinking I would like it, and boy did I. The mosaics, literary quotes, and architecture … Continue reading

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