A Busy Second Week of July

This first week following vacation has been a busy one. At work the field season is beginning and it is in full gear. Half the week has been spent outdoors collecting water quality data. Not that I mind that at all, but it requires several miles of walking. Those day trips and stories will soon…

Blueberry Picking Time!

Blueberry picking season is here! This last weekend we celebrated a family members birthday. The celebration was a wet one. Well if you went outside. It was stormy and poured down heavy rain. In fact, we received a tornado warning and was told to go inside. We were curious as to what that would bring…

Be Done With It

The last couple weeks in the home have been a marathon for family members getting sick. One person would get it and slowly another person would get it. Then another person until everyone caught it in some fashion. Whether it is a cough that just won’t leave anytime soon to body aches to runny noses,…

LVNP Full Story Available

The full story of our first family camping trip and first time at Lassen Volcanic National Park is now up for all to enjoy. Check out the rest of our adventure there with a couple videos included! Story -> HERE

LVNP Story Partially Up

If you are curious how the first couple days of our family vacation to Lassen Volcanic National Park was like, then you can head on over and read away. See where we went and what we learned! Story HERE

Returning Home

Part of our “get outside” contribution this summer was a trip to Lassen Volcanic National Park. It was a fun time and over with too quickly. We learned a lot about things to do differently and to bring for the next car camping trip. Plus we want to go back and explore so many other…

Family Visits from So Cal and Washington

It has been a family fest for two weekends and a week worth of time. Celebrating Easter was the kick off and a couple days later the grandparents arrive from Washington state. The stayed with us starting Thursday of last week and headed out Monday. Jeremiah and Becky came up Friday for a visit to…

Vacation So Far

Almost a week has gone by for the first week of my vacation. It has been nice to start some projects around the house, finish others, and most importantly spend some time with family. Jaden and I built his first lego set, which he did about 50% or more of it himself. What a great…