Monthly Archives: October 2013

Hi!!! I’m completing one year today!!

Last year this day, late in the night, I came into the world. I was tiiiiny (4lb, 11oz) and seemed so fragile for a while under all the lights and monitors of the NICU.  But I have more than made … Continue reading

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Special Guest Post: Opa’s reflections on Removing the floorboards on the First Floor (Genesee Project #4)

  We worked hard on the Genesee Project!  For two days we dragged debris from the house to the front yard to be placed in a dumpster.  At the start  the second week, the dumpster arrived, and  the job fell … Continue reading

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Guest post from Oma: Our time in Seattle with Tim Cynthia Abigail Evelyn

Oma and Opa have been in Seattle for the last 13 days with Cynthia, Tim, Abigail and Evelyn. We have witnessed Evie’s first steps, gone to her 1st Birthday celebration at Grandma and Grandpa Impola’s home with a total of … Continue reading

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At the UW vs Oregon Game

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Genesee Project #3: Uncle Matt and Dad Impola, & Dad Kniffin come by help with the House

Uncle Matt has spent a good part of this week working on the kitchen and upstairs bedroom. Dad Impola came over to help out and take down the 2nd chimney up on the roof. Dad Kniffin, who has been visiting … Continue reading

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Genesee Project #2: The Stairs

The Genesee House is an 80 year old house that was built in stages. The original house was just the bedroom and the adjacent bathroom. That was moved- literally carriedas a trailer behind a truck- over from the Olympic Penninsula … Continue reading

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Special Guest Post from Oma: Evie’s First Steps on Video

Hi family and friends- I took 5 steps today! My Mommy just watched this video of me walking from Opa to Oma. I took about five steps. As you see I need to walk with my left foot better. I … Continue reading

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The Genessee Project #1: Overview

Here’s Cynthia talking to Greg, our General Contractor (he’s also an elder at our church, and a great guy). Greg knows what he’s gotten himself into, but even so it seems daunting. You see, our house- the house we hope … Continue reading

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