March 13, 2018 in Anniversaries, Thailand, Vacations - 2 Comments

On the very last day of school, I drove our little two boys to the California/Arizona state border to hand them off to my parents. They were so nice to meet me halfway to take Crew and Finn for the following week. I raced back home to celebrate the end…

Memorial Day Weekend

March 11, 2018 in Beach, Friends, Swimming - No Comments

Our friends from Vegas came to spend Memorial Day Weekend with us and of course we headed straight to the beach.  We noticed this sign on the way back to the car. It must not have alarmed too many people because we saw plenty of surfers and swimmers in the…

Aspiring Astronauts

March 7, 2018 in Crew, Friends, Preschool - No Comments

I picked up Crew from preschool co-op one day and found him and all his friends dressed up as astronauts. Apparently it was space day. And in a group with five preschool boys, space day led to taking all of the cushions off the couch and flying through the air.

Disney for Days

March 6, 2018 in Disneyland, Nash Relaxes - No Comments

We made sure to get in several Disney days in May before our passes were blocked out all summer. Our May trips always seem more urgent; we have to get our fill before the long break. I took just the older boys on one occasion and we grabbed our favorite…

Year Round Swimming

March 4, 2018 in Blake, Sports, Swim Team, Swimming - No Comments

Blake continued swim team all throughout the winter which meant getting out of practice well past dark and enduring chilly early morning swim meats. There are no indoor pools in Southern California, so when he has a 7am warmup time and it’s 46 degrees outside in January, you better hope…

Tiniest Baseball Fan

March 3, 2018 in Baseball, Finn, Sports - No Comments

The most willing baseball player during Nash’s season was easily his littlest brother. Finn got lots of practice hitting balls during Nash’s games. He was so energetic and persistent about getting some hits in that his batting practice deserved its own post. 

Little League Love

March 3, 2018 in Baseball, Nash, Sports - 2 Comments

Tomorrow is opening day for Little League and as I sat outside watching Crew’s t-ball practice last night, I was reminded how much I love baseball season.  There’s just something about being a part of Little League in a small town.  We run into friends and neighbors on the fields. …

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