We are both surprised and stoked to be expecting our third child this February. No ideas on a name yet. But rest assured that we will buy the URL. Pray for us. Especially, Megan and Paul.
Summer officially began on Memorial Day, 5 weeks ago. A whole hodgepodge of things have happened. Lisa has been here for just over a month. So far that has pretty well. She does fit into the flow of our house… so it really hasn’t been hard at all. Finding volunteer work for her for the…… Continue reading Summer update
Our backyard organic garden experiment started about 6 months ago. Way back in January we had no idea that by July we would have a wide variety of vegetables. But the picture above shows what our normal biweekly harvest now looks like. On top of that, herbs, summer squash, eggplant, jalapeño, and the occasional strawberry.…… Continue reading What’s growing in the garden?
So, to be a cover family of a thriving family, this must be what people are looking for… White Married Kids Middle-class Patriotic Dear Lord, I hope your portrait of a thriving family is much broader. Its my prayer that Heaven is full of people who aren’t like me yet thrived in their life with…… Continue reading Portrait of a Thriving Family
It was fun to just relax at the beach yesterday. We all got a bit too much sun. The water was frigid. (57 degrees!) But we found a good parking spot and set up… and just did nothing. You’ll see in the pictures that the kids had a blast jumping off and playing on a…… Continue reading Coronado Beach Day
Stoney rules!, originally uploaded by mclanea. Today we took the whole family on an outing to dog beach. We all had a great time, but I think Stoney had the most fun of all. Here’s a link to the rest of our pictures from the beach.
Just a little reminder from my son that the job of passing on from father to son doesn’t happen by osmosis. Deep exhale. Of course, I looked at this and watched Dr. King’s speech– yup, Dr. King’s dream was for his kids. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbUtL_0vAJk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kBuO8Z4DN4o HT to Beyond the Zoo
One of our family goals this year was to make some changes to how we consumed the world’s resources. Some of it is a desire to live more simply and some of it is just a realization that the stuff our little family does, when added up with millions of other families, really impacts our…… Continue reading Going Green-ish