Epic Road Trip 2018

We made out so well last year with a big long road trip that this year we decided to do it again. This time however instead of crossing the country we headed south. Driving this way it allowed us to accomplish two things we had been wanting to do for a long time. For yearsContinue reading “Epic Road Trip 2018”

Week of Theme Parks

At the beginning of this week I was contemplating about just how much I going to regret all the money we spent on this week of our trip. We had ambitious days planned to take in five Orlando Theme Parks in four days. The heat was already bothering me, and I’ve not typically been aContinue reading “Week of Theme Parks”

Childhood Excitement

Last night I had a bit of a strange dream. In it, I was a young child again, probably about Noah’s age 9-10, and I randomly ran into and was able to meet Fred VanVleet. For those of you who don’t know Fred VanVleet is a basketball player for the Toronto Raptors, and someone IContinue reading “Childhood Excitement”

Fourteen Years

To my best friend Jen, There isn’t a day which goes by where I don’t want to spend it with you. For the past fourteen years you’ve stuck with me through many ups and downs. The whole time you’ve been my rock that I lean on, encouraging me to take risks, and holding me upContinue reading “Fourteen Years”

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire

Christmas Eve! All the gift preparations are ready. The house is all decorated. Today involves picking up some last minute supplies, Christmas Eve church services, and prepping some of the mountains of food we’re going to consume over the next few days. Caile and I are making some pie crusts so they’ll be ready forContinue reading “Chestnuts roasting on an open fire”

Hour of Code

This morning I was able to spend a bit of time with Noah in his class. They were participating in the Hour of Code. It was really neat seeing all the kids with Chromebooks working away. Noah and I started out playing with Scratch. He wanted to build a basketball game but we didn’t haveContinue reading “Hour of Code”

Epic Road Trip 2017

Monday evening we wearily rolled into our yard for the first time in a month. It was early morning July 7 when we piled into our SUV and started out on our cross country road trip covering 5 Canadian Provinces and 15 US States. What wonderful experiences and memories we made. Spending so much timeContinue reading “Epic Road Trip 2017”