Big Horn Sheep During Spring Break, I had to go to Portland for a day.  I have seen the big-horn sheep in the Columbia River Gorge almost every time I’ve been to Portland in the past several ye... Read More
My dad is a woodworker.  He has been making things out of wood for as long as I can remember.  Most of the stuff he made while Erika and I were growing up looked nice, but was built more for fun... Read More
**DISCLAIMER**  My dad would never call a game from the sidelines, and he would never vocalize any disagreements with the calls on the floor. The year we built our house was really hard on all of our... Read More
Post-A-Day 2011:  Describe the town where you grew up. La Grande, Oregon   The official description of  La Grande from the Union County Tourism website: Nestled at the feet of the Blue Mountains on... Read More
I saw a quote on Facebook that one of my friends’ daughters said about her . . . it was, “Mom, you’re!”  It’s the perfect description of my mom, and even-tho... Read More
For anyone who knows me and knows my parents at all, knows a lot about my dad.  He is an Animal Behaviorist – basically a fancy term for a psychologist for animals – and he’ll kill ... Read More
I have always known my parents were a little off center mentally, but now I have proof (though I’d have loved to do what they did, too!). I already talked about their trip to Park City, Utah, an... Read More
Every year at Christmas, my dad gets puzzles.  Lots of puzzles.  Then he spends a lot of time watching football bowl games and doing puzzles.  I think by doing puzzles he justifies it as not just v... Read More
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We spent the day today sledding, making dinner, watching football, and enjoying my parents.  Enjoy the slideshow!   Follow **At times you’ll find some affiliate links scattered within my post,... Read More