Amber on June 24th, 2011

Amazingly the first day of summer here in Washington really was…sunny!!! The kids insisted that they were SO hot – and that they needed to cool down in the pool.  (Even though it was only 65.) An hour later they were freezing and asking for hot chocolate. Then in the afternoon we went to Picnic […]

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Joshua on January 30th, 2011

One of my favorite parts about being back in the Northwest, aside from being close to family, the mountains, the green, and pretty much everything, is the beach. In Austin we were a good 3 hours away from a real beach. Here I’d say we are less than 10 minutes.  Today we went to the […]

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Joshua on July 10th, 2010

The last time we got to see Ryley on a regular basis he looked like this (seen here smashing ice): Well he sure has grown up! We were lucky enough to have him come visit and spend the night. We hardly ever get to see him because he (and the rest of his family of […]

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Joshua on February 6th, 2010

On our list of things that we want to do before we leave Texas, visiting the Gulf Coast was at the top. While we probably won’t get to many (or any) of the other things, we had a great weekend visit to a friend’s beach house in Port Aransas, TX. Port A, as the locals […]

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