Sep 2, 2020

Somewhere in the middle of the shelter in place order, our son discovered his passion for cooking and baking. With all of the extra free time at home, he started watching cooking videos on TikTok and Youtube, and he decided that he wanted a Kitchenaid. We told him that he would have to earn it, […]

Jul 2, 2020

By the end of April, after sheltering in place for 5 weeks, we ventured out of our cave to visit the world outside. I got the kids in the car without a plan, and I just drove. I’m not surprised that we ended up at the coast. We knew beaches were closed, but we just […]

Dec 31, 2014

Dylan, age 5 “In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.” – Ansel Adams May you embrace and explore all the world has to offer you in this New Year.  We’re excited to do the same.  Happy New Year!

May 22, 2014

Before our busiest month of the year (May) started, we decided to get away for a few days… Big Sur is our usual go-to place for a 3-4 day getaway, but we decided to go somewhere we hadn’t been before.  Sequoia was the obvious choice, as we’ve heard great things, and it’s only 5 hours […]

Jan 20, 2014

  Last week, we were hanging out in our neighborhood at dusk. Dylan was riding his bike (a skill he acquired a few months ago that was recently endorsed by Santa, who brought him a new bike).  Rick and I were running alongside Dylan when I saw this scene unfold as Rick helped Dylan up […]