Two Stories of 2013

It's the last day of 2013 and I really, really want to write a post. I have a lot of other things on my to do list today but for now they wait. Big moments of 2013 ... let's see. There were a couple milestone birthdays. My son turned one and I turned 35. Then... Continue Reading →

Preggo Pictures

Well seeing as I [hopefully!] will not be pregnant for much longer, I figured I'd better hurry up and post a few of our preggo pictures. My cousin-in-law Preston took them for us and did a fabulous job! Here are a few of my favorites ...If you're interested, you can see the rest. Thanks, Preston!

Celebrating Year One

Last weekend we celebrated our one year anniversary with a weekend away on the Western Slope, near Gunnison, CO. Okay first of all, how have I lived in this state my whole life and never spent any time on the other side of the mountains?! It's unbelievably gorgeous. It's a totally different kind of beauty... Continue Reading →

Motherhood by Immersion

In the final few weeks before BabyGio arrives, I've been surrounding myself with as many babies as possible. I figure it's kind of like learning a language by immersion.So last week my sister brought her kiddos for a picnic lunch at the park across the street. Moriah, my six-month-old niece, got to experience the bliss... Continue Reading →

Bold is Beautiful

It's been almost two months since we moved into our new house, and with all the traveling and other summer activities, we've been slow in making it "ours." But this past weekend, we made huge progress ... we finally got our main level painted!And I'd like to take a moment to give a major shout... Continue Reading →

14 Days and Counting …

It's not that I mean to go so long between posts, it's just that lately life is getting in the way. This past Saturday we moved our whole life into a POD and since then, we've been staying with some good friends up in Monument. (More on them in a later post.) Of course, since... Continue Reading →


We got LOTS of snow last night. Because the wind was blowing so hard, the drifts were deep.So today we took the dogs out to play.In places, the snow was over a foot deep.Orsa and Havana race each other to get the ball.When they lose the ball, Havana just digs for it.Bella's too good for... Continue Reading →

Oh, Christmas Tree

I know I'm not supposed to start out a post by apologizing for not writing. Besides, that's so overdone. Instead, I'm going to just make a list of things I've done since I last wrote. (This list is not comprehensive. In case you were wondering.)Went to MinnesotaChanged Teams at WorkCut a Christmas TreeSat in Front... Continue Reading →


For your Friday, I thought I'd post a few of my favorites from Greece. Um ... actually it's kind of hard to just pick a few ...

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