an ambitious ride

I was entirely too optimistic about an almost 2 mile bike ride. I overestimated Adelie’s biking skills and she was very sad when she found herself in the back . Cora and I kept her company. The little jaunt included a fairly steep hill for little legs, but we made it. My happy caboose! Feeling […]

the fair

   The free day at the fair was a hit! We met up with friends, saw the pig races, hung all over Lizzy’s stroller, thank you!, saw lots of animals and made it out without spending a dime. PHEW! My kids knew not to even ask. What angels!


Summer has been fantastic! Last Friday we returned home from our fourth camping trip this year. We have camped a total of 11 days and 7 nights. And let me tell you, some of those nights have been terribly long and painful with a squirmy fussy baby, but we made it and despite the long […]

backyard reservoir

SIGH… I am feeling much better, and so is Cora. YIPEE! We have picked blackberries to our hearts content… well, not quite, we are going again today. How can you not when those luscious little berries are sitting on the side of the road just begging to be picked??? While we were homebound with sick […]

a visit with grandma

Between our drive from Bear Lake to the farm we stopped in to visit my Grandma, who is in assisted living. It made me so happy to see her and we had the most delightful time! She has Alzheimer’s. In many ways it is hard to see her that way, but at the same time […]