Monthly Archives: November 2011

Ten on Tuesday

1.  I love this time of year.  I love how many traditions we have and I love time spent together.  Owen was home for a week straight and wasn’t “working” the whole time.  LOVED it. 2.  Christmas music has become … Continue reading

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Missionary Monday – November 28, 2011

Dear Mom and Dad, This week I just wanted to talk about how humbling a mission can be. As missionaries, we are recently-turned-adults (who still feel like teenagers) and non-locals to the area, yet just about everyone we come in … Continue reading

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Seattle Macy’s Parade

Warning – lots of photo’s in the post.  How else do you describe a parade. Lots of fun – sunny, rainless morning (huge since we had lots and lots of rain all week – except for a few hours Thursday … Continue reading

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Issaquah Thanksgiving Turkey Trot

This is now added to our list of Holiday (Thanksgiving – Christmas) Traditions.  This is the second year that the ever Amazing Heather and Tom Mathews have put on our local turkey trot.  Last year, I volunteered to help (due … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday – 10 Things I’m Thankful For

1.  I am Thankful for Owen – he is simply the best.  I am grateful to have married my best friend and that he still can make me laugh every day. 2.   I am Thankful for kids who are amazing.  Brock … Continue reading

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Missionary Monday – November 21, 2011

Hey Folks! Awesome news about Derek and Aaron, congratz to them both, I’m just not looking forward to being left out on speaking Portuguese with Justin when you get back. Its selfish I know but either all three of them … Continue reading

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Five on Friday – Favorite Traditions

Here are 5 of our families favorite things to go and DO around Seattle area during the next few weeks.  These pictures are from years past or off the web.  This is a sneak peek to what you’ll see here … Continue reading

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Adventure Tuesday – Red Town Trailhead

It was the perfect day for hiking.  Sunny (in Seattle in Nov), cool, crisp and leaves all over the ground and still in many of the trees.  It was what hiking in the fall should be.  I also loved spending … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday

1.  Last Tuesday was election day.  Our state has gone to all mail in ballots.  As I was dropping of Owen’s and mine at a drop box in front of Issaquah City hall, I really miss the days when I’d … Continue reading

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Missionary Monday – November 14, 2011

This week I got the chance to really get to know my new companion. Elder Dalen Christensen has been out on his mission for a little over a year. He’s trained before and has worked with a lot of great missionaries … Continue reading

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