Category Archives: Summer

Summer End

School started up here in Seattle this week.  The rains returned.  I think the nights of kids sleeping in next to nothing are just about done.  Soccer, swim lessons, scouts; the short week was full to the brim, and dance doesn’t start until next week.  It’s not even officially gone, and I miss summer already.  […]

View full post »

It Suits Her

  Muriel is totally rockin’ the pixie cut she got last week.  She’s been asking for short hair for a while.  Boy short.  “Like Jonah.”  Normally I say “We’ll see”  and she forgets about it for a couple of months before asking again.  But this last time I thought “Why not”?  And so we made […]

View full post »

A Tuesday at Golden Gardens

Reed, Niamh, & Verity   Ethan & Eve   Jonah, Niamh, Muriel, Rowan, Corbin   Muriel, Rowan, Jonah, & Niamh Less than two weeks left of summer vacation.  Where has it gone?  This evening Niamh has her first soccer practice and Muriel is going to a get-to-know-you ice cream social at her new preschool.  We’re […]

View full post »

Camping for Twenty-seven in the North Cascades

We spent last week camping in the North Cascades with a group of twenty-seven.  Had so much fun we’re going to do it again next year.  I read somewhere that the North Cascades is the sixth least visited national park in the US.  Put it on your list.  It’s worth it.  Pictures from the weekend […]

View full post »

Alaska, Finally.

Only two months later, I’ve finally gotten some photos from our June trip to Alaska up on Flickr.  Looking back through them I feel like I missed quite a bit.  But it is nice sometimes to put the camera down and just be in the moment.

View full post »