My oldest daughter, Emma, played in the final volleyball game of her high school career yesterday.  it was very bittersweet for me because, even though I am excited to find out what her future holds,... Read More

My Princess

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Emma is on Homecoming Court again this year, and it is hard to believe it is her last one! I have more images of the whole court, but wanted to post this one of her with her escort, Aidan. So proud of... Read More

First & Last

For all three of my girlies, as with most kids around Eastern Oregon, today was the first day back to school after summer break.  I love the first day of school each year; it signifies the opportunit... Read More

Emma & Thor

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Last week was the Morrow County Fair, and it was Emma’s next to last year showing pigs for 4-H.  This year, her pig’s name was Thor.  He was HUGE!  I was able to go to Heppner Thursday ... Read More

State Track

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My oldest, Emma, qualified for the state track meet in the 300 hurdles, so I traveled to Monmouth to watch her compete.  She did so great, and I am so very proud of her!... Read More

A Late Valentine

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The girls and I had our pictures taken by Nelli from Sudbrock Portraits in La Grande.  My intention with the pictures was to give them as Valentine’s gifts to our family, but I did’t get ... Read More

The Dead Tree

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The first project in my ceramics class was a coil pot I had to make replicating a pot made nearly 8000 years ago. The second project in class has been to create a metaphorical vessel.  We were instr... Read More

Weekly Photo Challenge – HOPE

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For me, this image evokes so many different meanings of the word {HOPE}. This image is my mom, me, and my oldest daughter, Emma.  It is a cheesy cell-phone picture in a golf cart from this summer, bu... Read More

Snow Day Sledding!

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Since today was Sunday, it wasn’t technically a “snow day” meaning a reprieve from going to school, but it was a great day of snow and no planned activities for the girls and I.  I ... Read More

Time For Some Hoops

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Emma’s basketball team had games in Pilot Rock yesterday, and today they played at home against Weston-McEwen.  I was pretty excited to be able to watch her play because I haven’t had muc... Read More