Monthly Archives: July 2013

Third Annual Enchanted Forest Trip

The day before we visited Mt. St. Helens we took our third annual trip to the Enchanted Forest, just outside of Salem.  This year my little sister’s family was sick, so she sadly couldn’t make it.  We missed them so much!  But our cousin Karen and her sweet kiddos were able to come, which was […]

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Mt. St. Helens

Last weekend we went camping at Mt. St. Helens with my parents and my older sister and her family.  Despite having grown up in the Pacific Northwest, it was my first time visiting the volcano, and now I wonder what took us so long.  What I assumed would be a barren wasteland covered with lava, […]

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On Wednesday Niamh rode with other unicyclers from her school in her first parade.  She was excited (riding in parades was probably half the motivation behind learning to unicycle) and nervous, and of course did great.  She still can’t free mount consistently, so I walked with her and ended up holding her hand much of […]

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Checking In

I’m loving Niamh’s toothless smile, and trying to squeeze in as many photos of it as possible before those grown up teeth come in.  Not loving so much that she has taken to calling me Mother.  And whenever I ask her to do something she says “Yes, Mother.”  I suppose that it is better than […]

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