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The girls have learned a new skill that will certainly serve them well for the rest of their lives. A couple days ago I was sitting at the computer and the girls were playing behind me. Suddenly they both erupted in a burst of giggles, so naturally I turned around to see what unbelievably adorable […]

Backyard Bubbles

The weather here has been beautiful lately, and I finally managed to get the lawns mowed after procrastinating until the grass was nearly knee-high… So what better way to spend a weekend afternoon than letting the girls explore and play in the backyard? Things have finally dried out enough for them to play out there […]

A Beautiful Day On Brushy Peak

Ever since the hills greened up, Janet and I have been wanting to take the girls out for a hike in their backpacks, so we could all enjoy the beautiful weather. Last weekend finally presented a good opportunity, so we loaded up the girls and headed out for a ~4 mile hike in Brushy Peak […]

Grandparents Visit

We recently had the opportunity to reacquaint Carolyn and Elizabeth with their “Illinois Grandparents” when my dad and Linda spent four days with us over spring break. I think I can honestly say that this was the most excited I’ve ever been about a visit from my dad. It had been eight months since he […]

A Few New Pics

I don’t have a whole lot to say here — mostly, I’ll just let the pictures speak for themselves… But the girls are doing well, and as we’ve said before, for the most part they’re very happy, pleasant little girls who play well together. By the way, that reminds me — a good friend of […]