Busy Week

The last week or two have been really busy around our house. I was on yet another wildfire assignment, making it my third one this season. I ended up being out in the wilderness for 3 days/2 nights at 9,000 feet. It was hard work, but rewarding at the same time. Once back from my…

Visiting Family and Friends

The holiday was spent mostly down in southern California this time around. We all had a good time too. It was Jaden’s first lengthy car ride. We have done 45 minute rides, but never several hours. It was a good experiment not only to see how long he would last but to see how we would respond….

Our Christmas Story

Typically my family begins celebrating Christmas with a casual Christmas Eve meal. Family gets together after the candle light service at church. No presents are opened yet and we focus on catching up with each others lives. Christmas Day is celebrated with a lot more food, presents, and a lot more people. We pretty much…