I think any time someone is presented with a challenge, the first question that pops into their head is: Is it worth it? Is the extra effort at work worth missing out on family time? Is eating that second bowl … Continue reading Skookum Falls: Is it worth it?
Well, we officially sold out at 6 p.m. on May 21, 2015. After spending three weeks waiting for our cucumbers, zucchinis and pumpkins to start growing, we said screw it and bought starter plants from our local grocery store, Harbor Greens Market. … Continue reading Gardening project part II
Too often in life, I find myself rushing through the day busy with errands, chores or work, rarely stopping to take in God’s creation around me. Even when Veronica and I go for hikes, I rarely stop and just enjoy … Continue reading Sunsets: More than just the end of the day
In our latest Flashback Friday installment, we look at one of our favorite hikes in the Tri-Cities area: the Twin Sisters. The Tri-Cities doesn’t offer a lot in the way of hiking, other than Badger Mountain. So when we discovered the Twin … Continue reading Flashback Friday: Twin Sisters
This is one of those recipes that started out as something else and over the years has evolved into what it is now. Does that make sense? OK, how about this. Before I had Cat I had the time to … Continue reading Easy black bean corn salsa (vegan)
I generally am indifferent about birthdays, but I was filling out an online survey recently and came to the end where it asks what age group you fall into and suddenly it struck me: I’m changing groups. Man, do I … Continue reading Happy birthday: You are now officially old
As some of you may know, Catarina and I recently took a short trip to Odessa, Texas, to see my sister Tori graduate from University of Texas-Permian Basin. Our trek took us nearly 2,000 miles by way of plane. We flew … Continue reading Flying with a toddler