Category Archives: Family

Last day of Kindergarten!

Today was Nora’s graduation ceremony from Kindergarten!  Although it doesn’t seem possible this day has already arrived, Amanda and I definitely handled it better than dropping her off on the first day at Normal Park with less tears.

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Happy Mother’s Day

This was the first full Mother’s Day Amanda didn’t work and it was nice to have a relaxing day together.  We started with breakfast tacos and churro french toast.  Then Amanda and Nora watched “The Sound of Music” and looked … Continue reading

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Family Reunion in Texas

Nora and Amanda flew back to Decatur for a family reunion over the weekend.  They camped out on family land in Iredell and had fun hanging out with everyone.  It is shocking how quickly Nora went country and learned to … Continue reading

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Visit from Uncle Chris & Aunt B

We had a too brief visit from Uncle Chris and Aunt B this weekend.  We spent a day in Denver and wandered around Boulder/Nederland the rest of the time.

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Casa Bonita

We had to do it and the food tasted as bad as we expected.  The dive show and other entertainment at Casa Bonita made it worthwhile, at least for a six year old.  As you can see, Muffin made the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Nora!

It feels too soon to be celebrating Nora’s 6th birthday but it is already here!  She asked for a trip to an indoor water park so we drove to Arvada on Saturday.  I know at some point, we will have … Continue reading

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Trip to Denver

I read about the Denver Zoo free weekend so I got the brilliant idea to check it out.  Unfortunately, everyone else in Denver had the same idea so the Zoo was completely overwhelmed.  We walked around for a bit and … Continue reading

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Visit to Texas

For Fall Break, we took the long drive to Texas and visited lots of family and friends.  We stopped in Decatur first and spent time Amanda’s family.  Then we went to Austin for my family and some friends.  It was … Continue reading

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Visit from Aunt B

Aunt B flew out for a couple days this month and everyone enjoyed hanging out with her again.  The time flew by and it seemed we were taking her back to the airport way too soon.  We love you, Aunt … Continue reading

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Mammoth Cave

Amanda’s brother Bobby and his family were in Kentucky visiting other family and we drove up to meet them at Mammoth Cave, the longest cave system known in the world at ~800 miles and still counting.  We took a 2 … Continue reading

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