after our whirlwind cascades trip, we moved on down the road a bit, to monroe, washington, which we planned to use as our base for traveling into seattle for a couple of days. we only had two “must see” spots on our list. everything else was up in the air. when i think of seattle, […]
here we go. another mad dash round of bloggy catch up. when i left off, had stopped to visit the jelly belly factory on our way from point reyes national seashore to a little spot just north of sacramento, in nicolaus, california. the place was a thousand trails campground, which usually means there’s not much […]
my mom had big plans to come visit us in june in yosemite national park. but, when western new york winter lingered on and on and on, she looked into changing her flight to come see us while we were on the california coast. she joined us while we were at thornhill broome and then […]
sorry for the slacktitude in posting. we had a pretty busy week visiting friends and family in denver. then we were with family (and without computer) in vail. and now we are in rifle, colorado, with terrible internet, so uploading pictures takes a backseat to derek getting to do his job. he went in town […]
we are halfway through our two week stay at oliver lee state park in alamogordo, new mexico. it’s one of the better locations we have found ourselves at, in terms of the view. it’s a state park, so we don’t have sewer hookups, which mean bath houses and trips to the dump station and extreme […]
35 pictures from the last 24 days… i’ll start off with a visit to anna’s classroom for “muffins with moms”. she is such a perfect little student. she loves school. muffins with mom selfie. just hazel, hamming it up. football started. to celebrate, hazel and i took a sunday afternoon nap on the couch. hazelbaby […]
christmas lights. ike received this card from his gal pal, penelope. birthday party shenanigans. chick-fil-a cow crowns and candy necklaces. with grae and daniel. a third reader in the house is seriously decreasing my workload. thrift store chuck taylor haul. for me and ike.