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The Rain In Seattle Falls Mainly On The Zoo

Monday, February 5th, 2018

While Ane was away enjoying sunny Maui, her brothers were proving once again that they are hardy sons of the Pacific Northwest, and taking in the zoo with some friends of ours. Thumper’s speech therapist (and Tad’s former speech therapist) J. and her two kids, Drew and Littlelyn, joined us for some wet fun.  Emphasis […]



Flashback Friday

Friday, February 2nd, 2018

I went looking for pictures of Ane and Lisa together.  Here is the oldest one I could find – this is from Ane’s 7th birthday party. Lisa and her family moved to Maui in the summer of 2012. The next time the girls saw each other, it was February of 2013, when Lisa happened to […]



Ane Goes To Maui

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

The headline is not a typo.  We had a three-day weekend, thanks to yesterday being the one and only teacher inservice day of the school year (for end of semester grading).  What better way to celebrate by making it a FOUR-day weekend (and making sure all assignments were handed in on time) and flying to […]



Camp Recap

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Camp came to an end last Friday, and it was a very good experience for both boys. In the 25 days of camp, they… – went through 4 and a half bottles of spray sunscreen – went on 5 field trips – played 3 different sports (baseball, dodgeball, and kickball) – brought home dozens of […]