Author Archives: Tim OK

Saying Goodbye: Abbeys first Overnight Camp

I drove abbey up to Cascade Camp Cedarbrook today. This is her first overnight camp, which means it’s the longest that she’s gone away from home on her own. Cyn & I discussed that there are a few times when … Continue reading

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The Inaugural Brotherhood Family Weekend

This last week was the fulfillment of a lifelong dream of 3 families being able to spend time together. We went to Nashville to spend 5 days with Uncle Ras & Uncle Maas & their families. Maas & Ras & I … Continue reading

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Abbey quotes, on a bike ride at Smoky Mountains national park

A: we should stop at this log cabinMom: but we’ve already stopped at many cabins. Don’t you want to get going?A; but mom, seeing these cabins is like a history lesson in the summer . Combined with the biking, this … Continue reading

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Abbeys 11th birthday

Cyn remarked to me over the last few days that Abbey is becoming more and more of a mature young person (as opposed to “my little girl” which I always think of her as :)). From the ideas she is … Continue reading

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Evelyns baptism

What a wonderful day! There are few days that can make me more proud than when my child chooses to follow God in her life. And Evie did it in a very “Evie way”: with lots of going back and … Continue reading

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Schools out for Summer! First Backyard Movie Night of the Summer

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Abbeys graduation from elementary school

And so begins another milestone. I got a little in denial when I saw a poster that said “class of 2028” at abbeys party, and I thought “hey! That’s only 7 years away!!’ That can’t be right!”

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Evie: “don’t lose too much weight; I like to lay on your belly as a pillow”

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Opas birthday

Tonight we celebrated Opa’s 78th by taking him to the Mariner’s game. A lovely night, a great baseball game, and fun had by all

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Mother’s Day 2021

The girls treated their mothers and grandmothers to an afternoon tea and a spa. The mothers were surprised and pleased. They had an enjoyable day. Mom said that the best part of Mother’s Day was being with her children. She … Continue reading

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