Today I am thankful for friends and family who sacrifice time and money to celebrate our little boy’s first birthday a sunny weekend in Seattle with views of snow covered mountain peaks shopping with Leah and drinking good coffee family who sacrifices the cleanliness of their home and a sense of order in life to … Continue reading Soaking in God’s kindness
Our route to Seattle didn’t quite go as planned. As our departure approached we realized 1. The National Parks were still closed 2. There was a massive snow storm in South Dakota and 3. (perhaps most significant) Our child is on the move and screams when he has to go in his car seat. BAM! … Continue reading Back in the Northwest
We came to Chicago in the Spring of 2011. Not knowing much and not planning to stick around more than a year… We found our home through an apartment finding agency — the guy thought we were crazy because we fell in love with our apartment and all of its teeny, tiny charm: the upgraded … Continue reading Chicago Love Letter
Here is a quick rundown of our activities and festivities of this summer in Chicago and around the midwest. I tried to be selective, I promise: Continue reading A Head Nod to Summer
The time has come for us to move West. We are going to hop on I-90 and take it all the way to the end… we are moving back to Seattle! Tim has a job opportunity through the same company he works for now starting in early November. To be honest, at first we weren’t … Continue reading We are Moving!
About once a month I freak out. “How can we have a baby who can __________ (fill in the blank with whatever new thing Brooks can do) and live in this 500 square foot apartment!” No washer/dryer. No dishwasher. No microwave. And then the days come and go and of course we make it work. … Continue reading Summer city-livin’
Oh. My. Word. 6 Month olds are Amazing. Brooks cracks me up. I set out to capture in photo just who he is at 6 months and it was a challenge as I would steady him with one hand, grab my camera with the other, and turn around to find his pudgy little fingers reaching … Continue reading Summer in Chicago