Stand for Children! (Oregonians)

————————- We need you to act TODAY to keep this school year whole! Sign our petition and tell Oregon legislators NO MORE CUTS: www.stand.org/nomorecuts. Urge the legislative budget committee to use the Federal Stimulus dollars to prevent further cuts to schools! Tell them Oregon’s kids can’t afford to lose any more school days. It takesRead more

Life getting in the way.

That is what’s happened right now. In the past two weeks we’ve spent extended time in Seattle and Portland. We’ve booked major wedding components and checked out a big handful of houses. I came home and immediately came down with a horrid flu and was sicker than I’ve been in years. Fever spiked at 104.5!Read more

The last few weeks as seen through my iPhone.

Highway 30 North of Astoria on 12/22/08. Yes, the trees are bending in like they’re about to break. Trista and Ali sharing music in the car. Ali, Alyssa and "Abuh" sleeping on the way home from our Christmas in Salem, OR on 12/28/08. Grabbing a snack at Northgate mall on New Year’s Eve. Ringing inRead more

Christmas pictures!

I know the holidays are practically a distant memory at this point. But I just now uploaded the few pictures I got. Especially compared to last year! December 20th, the night before Christmas at our house. Enjoying a Christmas snack at her new table and chair set. We took our tree down on December 21st!!Read more