Author Archives: Eric
Nora plays checkers in after care periodically, so I thought it might be time to introduce chess as well. I checked out a book on chess aimed at children and left it in her bathroom for a bit. Unbeknownst to … Continue reading
Each year we have a different theme for the Christmas tree and this year’s theme is “Woodland Creatures.” Amanda and Nora made salt dough and made a variety of animal ornaments. I think it turned out to be our best … Continue reading
Mike, Kathy and Jane flew up for a visit this weekend. We didn’t have much time, but we did manage to get a couple very good beers at Avery Brewing. As you can see above, Nora and Jane definitely hit … Continue reading
For Thanksgiving this year, we went over to Matt and Christine’s house. Their sons William and Nate are in first grade with Nora. After an excellent meal, we braved the cold and walked around the neighborhood. It snowed the night … Continue reading
We tried a new trail up to the top of Mt. Sanitas today, but we ran out of time and had to head back to the truck. Along the way, we collected various objects to build a mobile. It turned … Continue reading
We spent Amanda’s birthday week at some amazing hot springs outside of Steamboat Springs. The cabin was extremely rustic without water/electricity/plumbing, but fit with the overall vibe of the place.
Nora and I were both of today, so we hit up a different coffeehouse. This time it was Proper Grounds in Lafayette. Their coffee was incredible and reminded me of Houndstooth in Austin. Obviously, the hot chocolate was tasty as … Continue reading
We started Amanda’s 40th birthday week celebration with a gift this morning. Somehow Nora decided the packing material was a gift boa for her. Happy Birthday Week! We love you very much!
We met up with a couple of Nora’s classmates at NCAR for their yearly science open house. They had tons of hands on exhibits and crafts for the kids as well as the adults. The face painting person had a … Continue reading