Rusty’s London birthday

Happy 38th birthday Rusty!  He woke up in Rome, and went to sleep in London! After 48 whirlwind hours in Rome it was time to head to London.  We flew out of Fuimicino airport.  What a beautiful airport!  And don’t the boys look like they could pose for an Android ad? We arrived in Gatwick…

Paris, here we come!

Rusty got the flu about 10 days before we were leaving on our trip. And by the day before it had settled into pnumonia. It was sooo miserable for both of us. I had to get the entire house and all the children ready without his help. And he has never been so sick in…

November re-cap

We’ve been reading Wonder as a family for the past couple of months in anticipation of seeing the movie together.  We had to finish the book snuggled up in bed right before we went to see the movie!  We all LOVED this book and the beautiful message that it shares.  My favorite passage reads, “If…

October 2017 Recap

It was so fun to watch Blake in his first season of flag football.  Made even better by the fact that Truman was on his team!  My favorite moment was when Blake made an AWESOME catch and ran it for a few more yards. Halle’s soccer team did great this year!  They only lost once…

Santa Fe

We had such a fun trip to Santa Fe with my parents.  They told us they were going down there and I said how our family had been wanting to go for awhile.  So, being the kind hearted people they are, they let us come crash their vacation and stay at their condo. Halle had…

April 2017 Highlights

Another busy month at our house!  (I wonder if there will be a month I don’t say that) Our favorite part of April was honoring Jim.  I can’t believe he has been gone a year.  It feels like a lifetime.  The grief is still so heavy and always present.  But so is his spirit of…