Vada following a YouTube lesson on how to play Old MacDonald.

June 26, 2015 Uncategorized


Fly a kite

At the Oregon coast with Grandma.

June 24, 2015 Uncategorized


Sand writer

At the Oregon Coast with Grandma

June 23, 2015 Uncategorized


Layer cake!

She always has a creative vision of how she wants things… We just try to keep up.

June 22, 2015 Uncategorized

June 21, 2015 Uncategorized



Vada had her preschool graduation today. The after party featured cotton candy, Popsicles, face painting, bounce houses, etc.

June 20, 2015 Uncategorized


Vada’s Dance Showcase

Vada had her first dance performance on stage today! It was so much fun to watch her on the big stage with the other little dancers all following the teacher. Toban was so sweet and bought her pink roses for after the performance. 

June 14, 2015 Uncategorized


Wild Canyon Games

I competed in the Wild Canyon Games this weekend with a group from work. Triathlon, geocache, team challenge, relay and more! Fun, adventuresome, tiring weekend.

May 31, 2015 Uncategorized



Vada’s preschool hosted a jog-a-thon this morning. She ran 7 laps half with me, half on her own. Alberto Salazar, famous marathoner, opened up the jog-a-thon with a story about the tortoise and the hare.

May 27, 2015 Uncategorized


Lazy weekend afternoon nap…

She claims she just zoned out for a minute and barely shut her eyes. 

May 26, 2015 Uncategorized