Archive for the 'Family' Category


Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Some days, these two can really go at it. Other days, they get along pretty well. It’s like having a large, furry sibling.

Flashback Friday

Friday, February 16th, 2018

I can’t believe it’s been almost a year since we said our good-byes to the cousins. That was an emotional day. Living overseas in Okinawa has definitely been an adventure for them!  And we miss them, but we know that they are enjoying themselves!

Volunteering Tales

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

This school year, with Thumper now in extended day preschool 3 days a week, I have a little extra time to do things.  So Auntie recruited me to volunteer in her classroom (she teaches 3rd grade).  I go in once a week on Mondays. This last Monday, Auntie had a social studies lesson that should […]

Japanese New Year Feast

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

More important than the food… … and boy, was there a LOT of food… … is the family you get to spend time with on New Year’s Day. Even if the littlest one could barely stay still for the picture. And just because everyone else who was in the next picture was also at New […]