My sister, Erika, used to live in Union.  While they lived there, her kids made some great friends, and school vacations and summer time are just about the only time they’re able to spend time ... Read More
My sister, Erika, used to live in Union.  While they lived there, her kids made some great friends, and school vacations and summer time are just about the only time they’re able to spend time ... Read More
This weekend is the Jeremy Howard Memorial Softball Tournament.  Stormy & Jeff’s softball team was participating, so I watched Karsyn for them.  We spent time at their house and my house i... Read More
Easter morning, we woke up to discover the Easter Bunny had hidden 48 eggs!!!  All four girls had a great time, and they actually managed to find every single one of the eggs that were hidden. After ... Read More
(FR: L-R) Kayleigh, Kendric, Tanna, Reagan (BR: L-R) Harley, Emma, Tymek, Benjamin, & Konrad The girls and I spent the afternoon at my sister’s house in Hermiston.  They had a great time ha... Read More
Konrad & Lillian This picture is *almost* six years old.  It is my nephew Konrad meeting his brand-new baby sister, Lillian.  It isn’t the most technically perfect image I’ve ever ta... 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
Erika Anne. Supportive. Loving. Mother. Sister. Daughter. Confidant. Co-conspirator. Smart – no, really – SCARY smart. Dedicated. Hard-working. Funny. Friend. Until the last year, we haven... Read More
Growing up there were several “events” that happened on a regular enough basis that my sister and I came to count on them as part of our  normal lives.  We became accustomed to them, a... Read More
My parents took my entire family and my sister’s entire family to see the Broadway Across America production of The Lion King almost five years ago.  At that time, Reagan was three and a half, ... Read More