Category Archives: Extended Family

Oma’s Entry

June 15, 2021 Today we had Abigail and Evelyn (as we do each Wednesday) for the last time this 2020-2021 pandemic school year.  So we celebrated with ice cream sandwiches, going to a local playground and to a beach. It … Continue reading

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The First Kniffin Family Worship Night: Palm Sunday 2021

tonight was an important landmark- one that I’ve been looking forward to for a long, long time. As the saying goes, “more is learned by being caught than taught.” Another way of saying the same thing is that we learn … Continue reading

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Christmas & Holidays, 2020, Photo Album

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Afternoons with Oma

 Last week Abigail and Evelyn spent the day with us. Opa and I were scheduled to make one of the six 6 foot green wreaths, b/c of Covid restrictions, we 4 were in the great hall alone for our 2 … Continue reading

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Uncle Matt & Aunt Elizabeth’s Wedding

Uncle Matt & Elizabeth got married last weekend. An amazing event, will you really witness the stories of two amazing people come together. We’re happy to have an expansion in our family. It was also the First two days that … Continue reading

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Kniffin men yard day

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Kniffin Men Hike (brother Eric- you were missed!)

For Opas 77th birthday, we went on a short hike together. These are the days you remember… 🙂

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Holiday Weekend on snoqualmie pass

Well, the holidays are officially here. And though the Kniffin Family has always enjoyed each other’s presence, there was a general consensus this weekend that the kids are getting to an age where they both need less supervision, and add … Continue reading

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Holiday Season, 2019… has begun!

I really feel that that holiday season, when you have kids in ours’ age range, begins around Halloween. You can just feel the energy being the same, and the excitement of decorations, lights, and the shortening day giving a similar … Continue reading

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Summer Days: Crabapple Lake, Uncle Mike’s lake property

Today was a quintessentially summer day. Seattle is set for a mini heat-wave of a week in the 80s-90s (at least by our standards. I know that many readers of this blog have experienced head much hotter than this, in … Continue reading

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