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Peregrin Hawthorn: First Week in Pictures

December 14, 2016


Many people have asked about his name, and this is our prayer for him. Son, may you soar high like the Peregrine Falcon, be faithful in grand and noble adventures like Peregrin Took, grow strong and rooted like the Hawthorn tree, and express beautiful truths through whatever ways you are gifted, like Nathaniel Hawthorne. I was […]

reflecting on 7 years… the destination Orcas Island

August 7, 2015


Seven years ago we said, “I do” or “I will” or something like that. It was the beginning our our journey. Seven years ago we honeymooned on Orcas Island. A quaint community in the Puget Sound about 1.5 hours north of Seattle. 84 Lunaversaries later (yes, we celebrate our monthly anniversary) we headed back to […]


August 7, 2015


In July we spent 5 days at a beautiful cabin on the bank of the Wanatchee River. And because friends and glorious nature and story times and lots of play and messy meals and good conversations are all so precious…we are stowing the pictures away here.

Tessa’s First Week in Photos

September 19, 2014



Contessa Rachel’s Birth Story + pics

September 19, 2014


September 11th 2014 When many people around the world were remembering what happened 13 years ago in New York, I woke up with the thought, “Today I will birth a baby.” Here is the story. It is short. Much shorter than I was expecting, but birth is one of those things comes in it’s own […]

Valencia Photo Update

November 29, 2013


A few people have mentioned that we haven’t had any posts with pics of Valencia recently. So here she is. Can’t believe she will be 15 months in a few days. Her current skills are walking (as of two weeks ago) shaking hands with people hiding stuff under the couch pressing the button on my […]

Claire’s fam comes to visit..lots of pics

June 9, 2013


Recently Claire’s mother, Aunt Pat and Cousin Maya came to visit for a few weeks. So we played tour guides and took them to see some of the sights of Kenya. Kitengala Glass A bit out of Nairobi there is this funky, beautiful place called Kitengela Glass where they do glass blowing, stained glass, glass […]