Monthly Archives: June 2011

Baseball Heaven

Sometimes having kids of varying ages and interests makes doing things as a family tough.  It is hard to please everyone with the same activity and actually make good and positive memories.  Movies don’t create memories and dinners at a … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday

1.  I LOVE SUMMER.  I love not having to wake kids up in the morning for school.  I love staying up late at night, esp when it stays dark until 9 or 10pm here.  Loving the summer so far (not … Continue reading

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The Wait is Over

I have realized that guys and girls report things differently.  (I knew that but this totally shows you a great example.) Yesterday, I was hoping for some info, etc. as to what the plans were and how things were going.  … Continue reading

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Waiting and Waiting and Wondering

Sometimes being the parent who isn’t “there” is hard.  You want to get a play by play and know all the details.  I have been on the flip side enough times to know that you can’t ever give all the … Continue reading

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Five on Friday – my not so subliminal messages

I found a couple of quotes a few years back that I loved and really wanted my kids to know. So I jumped on the vinyl letter bandwagon and put them up around my kitchen and family room. 1.  Big … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday

1.  The kids are out of school!  How I love summer.  So far so good on summer “work” for Becky.  She has done it two days in a row.  If we make it til next Tuesday it will be a … Continue reading

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Epic Relays

Friday and Saturday I had the chance to be run in the Epic relay series – Oregon race.  We started in Beaverton, OR and finished in Eugene, OR.  I ran with a team of friends from Washington.  This is our … Continue reading

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Five on Friday – Family Favorite Games

1.  Chess right now is really big with Becky.  She will challenge who ever will play her.  She has stopped asking me (I’m too easy to beat) and she is 1 of 3 with Brock.   Owen can still beat her … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday

1.  We finally cleaned out our garage on Saturday.  It was great to have everyone out helping.  We borrowed our friends truck and filled it up once with items for the dump.  Our second load was a donation run.  For … Continue reading

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The final trip wrap up.

We got our luggage last Wednesday night.  I have now been able to go back and put in pictures into the posts (except for Paris), if you have nothing better to do today you can go back and look at … Continue reading

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