Moab in the time of Coronavirus

When schools shut down, and before we actually knew how bad this pandemic was going to be, Natalie and I hightailed it to Moab for a few days of hiking and R&R in the sun.  Looking back, it probably wasn’t the most responsible choice, but at the time it seemed like a great idea.  We…

Quarantine life

Who knows what day it is at this point.  My kids call Monday first Saturday, Tuesday second Saturday, and so forth.  Kids are being schooled at home, most likely for the rest of the year.  There are hard times, Halle really wants to get back to HS life.  Rusty lost his job with DNS Filter.…

Feb 2020 recap

Feb is usually a very slow month.  But not this year!  It began with a Vex Robotic tournament for Blake at Soaring Heights.  I was impressed!  This was quite the set up.  And for first timers, Blake’s team did great.  Then, a glorious 70 degree Sunday nap.  Everyone needs one of these in Feb.   But…

Jan 2020 recap

Blake chopped his long, luscious locks.  He has the best hair.  I like his new, edgy look.  He had a fun basketball season, even though his team wasn’t the best this year.  Mr. Smarty pants with another 4.0 to add to his collection. Modern Band performance at the talent show.  Mrs. Harvey offered a modern…

Final Day in Munich

Our last day in Munich started with us cooking breakfast in the Guest Kitchen. This was such a fun feature of our hotel! We were all ready for a break from bread so we had scrambled eggs, kartofulpoffer, fresh berries and juice. It was protein heaven for our carb soaked bodies. We stopped to show…

Advent 2019

Ending the decade with a bang! First up, making little goodie bags to hand out at our Stake day at the Denver Giving Machines.  These youth banged out 750 bags in under an hour!Blake gets to meet an eagle!Making Christmas Peep houses.  Josh’s is more of a horror house….Teacher giftsMiddle School band kids playing Christmas…