Wednesday, September 27, 2023


Traditional birthday donuts.

Wednesday, September 20, 2023


Jacob's NHS induction ceremony.

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Jacob's confirmation.

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

It's been so long since we've traveled without the kids. Sure, we've made quick weekend getaways without them but it's been over nine years since we last booked a flight together sans kids. 

Why so long? Elliot. 

It's always been really hard to leave her. She's fine during the day but when it's bedtime and we're not there (e.g. sleepover at her cousin's place) she might miss us and get sad.

Wednesday, August 30, 2023


August is a popular month to be born.

Wednesday, August 23, 2023


Happy birthday Tyson, time to start your first day of school.

Wednesday, August 16, 2023


For my birthday, we made a quick trip to Austin to do what I do best... eat.

Wednesday, August 9, 2023


San was gracious to host both of our families and give us a glimpse of college life at Texas A&M.

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Wednesday, July 26, 2023


Elliot received her first belt promotion!

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

It's official. We finally have a teen driver in the family. 😬

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Lately, my goal has been to give Elliot the same experiences the boys had when they were younger and one of those experiences was SeaWorld (and The DoSeum). It's been seven years since my last visit, when I took the three boys and it's been thirteen years since Lynn last went, when we only had two kids. So it's "been a minute" for all of us.

On this trip, the big boys declined since they had other obligations (and had already been twice) so it was just the four of us.

Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Celebrating my mom's 70th birthday.

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Celebrating Father's Day without the kids.