Author Archives: Christine & Evan

Happy 7th Birthday!

This guy turns 7 today and has requested a green fire truck cake (chocolate) and to go see the Captain Underpants movie.

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Olympic Peninsula Road Trip

The boys had spring break last week and although my spring break had already occurred a few weeks before, we decided to do a quick one-night-away Olympic peninsula road trip.  Evan was gone on a work trip the day we … Continue reading

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A Boy and His Cello

I think year 2 is where it finally comes together.  Year 1 is full of not knowing anything, lots of squeaky bowing and so many twinkles (twinkle twinkle little star).  Year 2 is when they start learning to read music … Continue reading

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New Old Sideboard

We have a spot in our dining room for a sideboard or some sort of china cabinet.  I had been looking for one on craigslist for quite a while.  Every once in a while I’d see one I liked but … Continue reading

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9th Birthday

This kid is NINE!

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Whidbey Island

A few weeks ago we went on a little daytrip out to Whidbey Island.  We took a ferry there, drove from the south end all the way to the north, which connects to the mainland by bridge so you don’t … Continue reading

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Surfacing

I almost forgot how to log in and make a post here.  Bad, I know. Long story short: we moved in, found a flea problem and between that and my grad school classes it doesn’t look like much is being … Continue reading

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Finally, a house!

For us, the third time was the charm.  House #1 accepted our offer, and then the inspection revealed a LOT of expensive problems – an attic chock full of mold, a not terribly old but worthless roof, rotted decks, etc, … Continue reading

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Not for the Squeamish

The weekend before last was a real doozy.  The super abbreviated version is that Elliott got hurt at a friend’s house and had to go to the ER but they fixed his problem and now he’s fine. The long version … Continue reading

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Rollercoaster

Oh my things have been CRAZY. Summary: things are okay and our house is essentially sold. Long Story: Two weeks ago we were getting ready for our house to be listed on the MLS.  That sunday we noticed a few … Continue reading

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