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Cousin Christmas

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Look at those three great kids

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Boy, does Landry love clementines right now

By on December 26, 2017 · Comments ( 1 )

Christmas 2017

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We were back out in the flakes!

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Sledding positions A

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Sledding positions B

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We had lots of quiet time, too

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The kids adore their new lofted bed forts

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And our very own Christmas miracle: hummingbirds (plural!) at the new feeder

By on December 25, 2017 · Comments ( 2 )

Christmas Eve walk

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Titlow beach on Christmas Eve

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This part of the beach has impressively eroded cliffs

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We wished the ducks a very merry Christmas Eve

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Landry is becoming a skilled and rapid backwards walker (gleeful too)

Update at 5:37pm:

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Christmas Eve sledding by headlamp!

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We’ve got a decent coating and the snow is still falling! Pretty special for the PNW!

By on December 24, 2017 · Comments ( 1 )

Week before Christmas 2017

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Somehow my kids have become the ones who sit calmly before takeoff

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How sweet it is

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Shortly later we witnessed a spectacular sunrise featuring Mt. Rainier

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The next morning: snow fun in New Hampshire

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Snuggled back inside with Grammy

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Drawing feathers from a bird book

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Molly joined the kids for a romp in the basement

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More snow!

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Down the hill he comes! [video]


Zoomy zoom sledding [video]

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We ran into Lisa and Lara at Logan airport! Super awesome small world!

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Hazel made friends with another six year old named Hazel who was on both of our flights!

By on December 24, 2017 · Comments ( 2 )

Balanced boy

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By on December 14, 2017 · Comments ( 0 )

Project corner

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Foreground/background: drawing / tree and menorah

By on December 13, 2017 · Comments ( 0 )

Hanukkah 2017

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Reading after school

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Dinner + menorah

By on December 12, 2017 · Comments ( 0 )

Zoo Lights 2017

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These kids are no-nonsense first responders during big bus disasters

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Reading with & vigorously hugging Grandma Linda before Zoo Lights

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Lights! Lights! Lights!

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Zoom in to see Landry hanging on for dear life

By on December 11, 2017 · Comments ( 0 )

Cookies with a cousin

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A one-of-a-kind game with and by Oliver

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Lots of smiles during holiday spot-it

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Cookies!

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Such beautiful sun, too


A big build with trains, cars and balls

By on December 10, 2017 · Comments ( 0 )

Big cat hat trick

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We saw all three kinds of big cats today at NW Trek: the lynx (x2), the cougar and the bobcat

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Later, tree admiration time at Grandma Linda’s house

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Also the old Cain train

By on December 9, 2017 · Comments ( 0 )