We finally did it. We visited Hawaii. It was the longest flight the boys have been on and they loved it. Thanks to my Dad’s military discount, our hotel room was affordable at the Hale Koa. It is a beautiful resort with the beach just steps away. It was so much fun running into family everyday. … Click here to read more….
We had a wonderful time on our trip to Oahu. I am going to split the trip into two posts because the main reason we went on this trip was to celebrate the lives of my Uncle Paul Bailey (73) and Aunt Janne Bailey (80). My Uncle Paul died in 2009 and my Aunt died … Click here to read more….
I am looking forward to posting pictures from our Hawaii trip and sharing some funny travel stories very soon. We got back at midnight on Monday and yesterday we took Casey back to the doctor, grocery shopped and did laundry. Why did we go to the doctor? Oh because Casey came down with a nasty … Click here to read more….
I’m ready to put July behind me. It was a stressful month. Erik had pneumonia, work was crazy for both of us, so juggling a sick child made it all the more fun. We are ready to get out of town and enjoy some time away. But before we leave, Pedar was able to finish the … Click here to read more….
This Friday we hopped into the truck and headed out to Arcata. It was a beautiful drive. We arrived late and enjoyed a delicious dinner and then met up with our friends, Kealii, Claire and Kekoa. We were all staying at the Hotel Arcata to see the Kinetic Sculpture race, visit the redwoods and beach. … Click here to read more….
Last week, Casey and I set off for three days with 53 sixth graders, 22 chaperones, and two amazing Mission Avenue Open Elementary School sixth grade teachers. I cannot say enough good things about Mr. Martin and Mrs. Carter. They have the best energy and patience for this hormonal and somewhat clueless group of sweet kids. … Click here to read more….
Last week, Pedar and Erik went to Sierra Outdoor School with Mission Avenue’s second grade classes. It was two nights and three days of learning in an amazing outdoor classroom. Thankfully, the weather was wonderful. The boys had a great time. I am so grateful that our boys have these fantastic experiences with their classmates. … Click here to read more….
Last week was Spring Break. The boys spent two days with Nana and one day with Mor Mor. They went to the Sacramento Zoo and Crocker Art Museum and hung out while Pedar and I worked. Thank you very much grandparents for being so generous with your time! We appreciate you. We did take Thursday … Click here to read more….
We recently made a trip up to the cabin to check out the crazy amount of SNOW. We were not disappointed. In addition to playing in the snow, Pedar, Casey and our cousins enjoyed skiing on Saturday at Homewood. Erik and I were planning on going, but he got a wicked nose bleed that morning, … Click here to read more….
On Friday night, Erik’s class held the second grade ancestor dinner at school. I am waiting for pictures and video of the songs the kids sang to be sent out. It was a great evening and Erik was lucky to have both sets of grandparents and his Aunt Margery and Aunt Dagny and cousins Rita … Click here to read more….