Berlin by Bike

After our flight we met Carlie and Mave at the train station. It was so good to munch on her cute cheeks again. We bought the best strawberries I’ve ever tasted from Karl’s—a tiny strawberry stand in the middle of the Gesund-Brunnen train station. It was so fun to see Carlie’s apartment. She’s living the…

Brussels Day 2

We slept in a bit the next morning and then went to brunch at Peck 47.  It was so fun!  Service was SLOW but we weren’t in a hurry.  We all chose different flavors of fresh squeezed juice and Carlie, Nat and I got all 3 kinds of savory waffles with poached eggs on top. …

Ghent

In the morning we hopped on a train to the exquisite town of Ghent. It was love at first site.  And can you believe all these bikes?  There were THOUSANDS of them at the train station.  I loved it.  We stopped for some Cuberdons, the famous candy of Ghent.  We all thought they were just…

Brussels Day 1

Girls trip 2019! We have been waiting so long for this.  Our flight to Brussels was uneventful, just the way we like it.  We had to wait in a long customs line and we could see Gwen and Carlie waiting for us on the other side. It was torture to be so close and not…

May 2019 recap

Compared to last May, this May seemed like a cakewalk.  But, as I look back, we still did a lot of stuff!! Rusty went to DC to pursue a remote job opportunity with DNS Filters 100 Mile club Gold Medal ceremony! Teacher Appreciation week!  Colorado being ugly.We helped our friends at Calvary Bible pack meals.  I think…

BolderBoulder 10k 2019

It was PERFECT running weather this year! Sarah and Dani and Rusty and Marc all decided to race early and then come back for round 2 with the kids. That meant I was in charge of getting 6 kids to the start line. Luckily we have our routine down to a science and we made…

Blake’s 10th birthday

Dear Blake, Happy Double Digits! What a fun birthday this was. You are getting so tall, smart and handsome. I love spending time with you and particularly enjoy our Sunday morning snuggles. You love to play with Dash and take such good care of him. You are always defending him when dad gets mad at…