Monthly Archives: July 2019

Crossing the California border, West coast road trip Day 4

Another ~200 miles south today.  Here’s our route: As I mentioned yesterday, one thing that I’m really learning on a trip like this is that routine is really important.  Just as at home, it’s important for us all (especially younger … Continue reading

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Day 3: the Oregon Coast

Today we went from Tillamook to the Oregon Dunes, just south of Florence. Here’s the map: Today was our first full day, and it felt like it. We are getting in “vacation mode”, which means we are getting used to … Continue reading

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Day 2: getting to the Oregon Coast

Today we made it through Portland and stayed with Uncle Matt long enough to see his business, Handcrafted Movement, and their new site. Once we left Matt in Portland, we headed down south of Portland, to the Coast.  This is … Continue reading

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West coast road trip: We’re off!

Summer is here! And that means we begin on something I’ve been looking forward to all year: we’re taking a West Coast Road Trip. We’re going to take ~2 weeks to travel down the West Coast, about as far as … Continue reading

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Tennis Camp, Family Camp Co-op

I was really excited when our friend Boo came up with the idea of doing a “Co-op Camp”- where a bunch of us families would coalesce our talents to make a multi-stage camp over the entire summer.  The idea is … Continue reading

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The End of the school year

Well, we are here!  Abbey and Evie say good bye to kindergarten and 3rd grade… and that makes them officially: first grader & 4th grader… crazy!!! I know every parent says this, several times a week, as they watch their … Continue reading

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