Saturday, September 16, 2023

8th grade backpacking trip

Harrison has a successful backpacking trip filled with adventures and getting to know some classmates better. His favorite parts were the trees and mountains. 


Thursday, September 7, 2023

First day of 3rd and 8th grade

Praying for a year filled with blessings and love


Thursday, August 24, 2023

Mission Impossible

Created by Harrison when he found the Tom Cruise minifigure. One of many things I love about Harrison is his imagination.  


Monday, August 14, 2023

D&D plus Adventure Quest

Lewis made his first campaign for Bill and I to play. So fun experiencing his creativity.

Lewis spent the week while Harrison was away at overnight camp adventuring with his friend Nora at Majestic Adventures Camp.

It’s so good to have Harrison home again. 


Monday, August 7, 2023

Kill Devil Hills, NC

Putt putt was a huge hit for Harrison and Lewis 

Cousins, boys vs girls! Lots of imagination, laughter, and love 

Oh dear was the sand incredibly HOT and not our thing. We do much better on Northwest beaches not East Coast! We are thankful for grandma and grandpa treating us to a week at the beach to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

Thursday, July 27, 2023

Our trip to Virginia- Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown

Walking together talking away 

Ships and cannons are awesome 

Harrison really wanted this coat…when he is 18 we will buy home one 

Absolutely love my momma and thankful to spend a few days together 

American Revolution Museum 

Impressive cannons 

My highlight of our trip was the carriage ride around Williamsburg  


Friday, July 7, 2023

Seaside, OR memories

Blessed to have Michael join us for 4th of July 
Bill and I met Michael the first day we moved into our apartment in Seattle, April 2007. We have shared incredible amounts of laughter and life over the past 16 years!

God Bless America 

Harrison and Lewis wanted pizza for dinner…we did not so off we went. Thankful Harrison is old enough to keep an eye on Lewis.

Strong in faith and love

I may actually enjoy the sand…stay tuned for more sand adventures this summer.


Thursday, June 22, 2023

Detective camp

Last week Lewis went to summer camp at Matheia (he has corrected me more than once that it is not summer school!)
He had a great time reaching his goal of becoming Captain at the end of camp…apparently he also committed the crime of eating. I love his imagination. 


Thursday, June 15, 2023

School is out for SUMMER!

Harrison’s last day of 7th grade
Harrison was on his backpacking trip…God’s beautiful country.

Lewis was out of 2nd grade was June 7th. 

Overall a great school year with lots of growth and continuing to take one second at a time. Our summer will have a few camps and visiting family.  

Thursday, May 18, 2023

Tom Hanks at Seattle Arts & Lectures

I was steps away from Tom Hanks and felt honored to be close and present in his conversation. It felt genuine, honest, funny and faithful. I look forward to starting his new book, The Making of Another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece. 

Happy 13th birthday Harrison

Our sweet Nagel Bagel 

Harrison always loved looking outside at our neighbor working on his trucks 

First taste of Lego awesomeness at the Lego convention 

Oh sweet sweet Harrison and your love for your pacifier and Bear 

Always reading 

Wild what he can do while waiting for his yearly checkup 

Imagination runs deep…

And deeper!!!

A green screen is needed for production 

First mini golf led to enjoying his lessons 

Kayak adventures 

Third grade field trip

Last years musical at Billings Middle School 

Our home is filled to the brim with loudness and love ❤️ 

Happy 13th birthday my sunshine boy 

Today 13 years ago we were blessed with Harrison. My heart is overflowing with love and excitement as he continues to grow in his faith, spread his wings, and being compassionate for others. 

Harrison you are loved deeply, no matter what. I admire the way you advocate for yourself,  learned (and continuing to learn) how your amazingly wired brain works, passionate about what you love and persistent in what you want. Your creative imagination fuels your love for making movies, telling stories and hilarious jokes. The books you read are too complex for me (at your age and still) and I love it. Thank you Harrison for your forgiveness and love.