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August 2017

Aug 27, 2017: Back to School!

  After an incredibly short-seeming summer, it was time to go back to school this week! I wrote a separate post about …

Kindergarten: The New Frontier

  This week, the day I’ve been dreading for years finally arrived: Sam’s first day of kindergarten. This isn’t a day I …

Aug 20, 2017: Summer’s End

Our summer is coming to an end—and much too fast! It really feels like it flew by this year. Not sure why. …

Seattle 2017 – Last Day!

I started our last full day of vacation at 1:07am, when I was woken by a thunk, the sound of a door …

Seattle 2017 – Day 13

Another morning, another walk to the coffeehouse with Theo! We tracked it this time, though: It’s a mile each way. Good way …

Seattle 2017 – Day 12

Theo and I started the day with a walk to get coffee and cocoa. The walk is about 3/4 mile each way, …

Seattle 2017 – Day 11

Mostly a driving day! We drove from Seattle to Sunriver, Oregon–a resort in central Oregon.  A lot of the drive was pretty, …

Seattle 2017 – Day 10

Sometimes, you meet your lifelong best friend at age five, and as you grow up together, you plan stuff like, “…and our …