Category Archives: Rowan

Happy Halloween!

  Happy Halloween everyone!  More costume pictures up on Flickr.

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Rowan is 8

      This sweet boy turned 8 years old the day after Thanksgiving.  We spent the day driving from Santa Rosa, CA to Seattle (16 hours, in case you were wondering).  Not a very fun way to spend a birthday, but I think we made up for it by having a nice family celebration […]

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Regarding Names & the Future

Carkeek Park   This past week Niamh was having some angst over her name, so we were talking about the origins of it, and that there are plenty of other kids at her school with an Irish name.  Of course the other children wanted to know about their names, and Rowan supposed that his name […]

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First Day of School 2012

The mornings are noticeably cooler and darker in Seattle, and the bike rack at the school playground is filled up again.  First day back at school today.  Everybody was nervous (at least, Rowan, Niamh, and I were), but it of course all went off just fine.  Back to hurried mornings, pencils, notebooks, homework, and packing […]

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Blue and Gold Banquet

Last week Rowan’s Cub Scout pack had their blue and gold banquet, celebrating 102 years of scouting.  A bunch of the scouts, including Rowan, also received their Tiger Badge, which they’ve spent the past few months working towards.  I think the best part of the night for me though was watching all those little boys, […]

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