We needed a little fresh air this afternoon before Charlotte’s nap, so we took a hike down to the pond. It’s about a half mile from the house, so Levi walked, and I carried Charlotte in the Ergo. I took a few photos using Instagram on my […]


Cheap Thrills

October 6, 2011 · 9 comments

It’s been raining here in Western Oregon for several days in a row. And it’s cold. It kinda feels like fall snuck up on us and then pounced, dragging us into a wet, cold, dark October. I don’t know why I’m surprised by the arrival of autumn every year, but maybe I’m just in denial […]


                          Charlotte’s birthday was on Monday, so we loaded up the family and headed out to the coast. Our fist stop was Panini Bakery in the Nye Beach area of Newport, Oregon. I had heard good things about it from several people, and […]


She’s 2!

August 29, 2011 · 11 comments

When I started this blog, I promised myself that I wouldn’t plaster photos of my children all over every post. While they do appear on here from time to time, I try to use photos of the kids that are in context or used for scale. In this post, however, I threw that rule out […]