Over the last few years I've developed a tradition of a fall work trip. In past years I've done trips organized by Jim West at Scrapmap/Craft Tours (Italy, Ireland, China, Peru). This year I decided to mix it up and attend an e... Read More
When my parents dropped off my kids today my Dad said, "You didn't post enough photos to Instagram this weekend."
I laughed out loud. My parents love Instagram. They love seeing what we are all up to via that platform.
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Ah, family camping. I'm a fan of repetition in design as well as in life. Repetition in life is called tradition. Our location is the same (outside Olympia, Washington on some timber land that my brother's company owns) and many of the pe... Read More
I've been to Disney World a few times in my life. Once back in 2006 with Chris and Simon and a few other times when CKU events were held in Orlando. This past week we made the trip again - this time with Aaron, Katie, Simon, Anna and Audrey. Y... Read More
As you might remember from some of my previous posts, for Spring Break this year Aaron and I decided to plan a week-long RV adventure with all five of the kids. We survived. We started with grand plans - Utah, Grand Canyon, California - and th... Read More
Later this month we, these five kids + me + Aaron, are heading out on an adventure in a RV for Spring Break. The photo you see above was our first all-together adventure over two years ago - everyone is quite a bit taller and sm... Read More
Last Thursday Katie and I flew to Toronto, Ontario Canada for a weekend event called Crop & Create sponsored by Scrapbook & Cards Toady magazine.
We had the best time.
Sometimes when we travel to events we are in ... Read More
Because Thoreau said it best: “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not liv... Read More
I attended my first Alt Summit event in Salt Lake City, Utah last summer (you can read about my first experience here).
This time I came back as a speaker on a panel about launching a product or shop - because, you know... Read More
Aaron and I rang in 2015 on the beach in Cancun, Mexico. As many of you know my word for 2015 is give. And as many of you might have read in my reason why post, one of the things I want to work on this year is giving myself a break. ... Read More
In the last 15 days I've been on 15 different airplanes.
From Eugene to Portland to Miami to Lima to Iquitos to Cusco to Guayaquil to Baltra (Galapagos Islands) to Bogota to Miami to LA to Eugene&nbs... Read More
As I get ready to head out on another crazy adventure I've had a few people ask, "Did you ever post about your China trip?"Good question! I didn't. Not because I didn't want to but because, you know, time gets away. First of all, it was a... Read More