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It’s a Christmas (or Birthday) Miracle!

We have some news… we are expecting! No, I’m not pregnant. A wonderful girl named Samantha has chosen us to be the adoptive parents of a baby girl she is expecting in July. Holy cow! Which almost completely negates the 40 hours I spent designing and coding (and figuring out WordPress) with this forsaken website. […]

Giving Back

My sister-in-law lost a baby at 28 weeks. I was heartbroken for her. I saw many reach out to her, as they should. One organization, Utah Share, helps people deal with pregnancy and infant loss. One way they do this is by providing blankets and burial clothing. May 23 marks the one-year anniversary of they […]

It’s Not All Rainbows and Unicorns

We are pretty stoked at the prospect of having another child. But with adoption, we have no freakin’ clue what we’re doing. We don’t know what makes a birth mom choose a certain family. We don’t know the law. We don’t know why some adoptions are more expensive than others. Because of that we’ve hired […]

Swim Lessons!

So Lincoln has been in need of swimming lessons. With summer months approaching I decided it was time. If you’ve never witnessed beginner swim lessons, go make your way down to your local rec center and watch some (in a non-creeper sort of way). Hi-lari-ous! They always start out with the rules and they spout […]

The 350-person orchestra

It was a sight to behold: 350 6th grade children, all playing their stringed instruments under one conductor. I will say, as a musician (and with empathy for the conductor), it sounds like a friggin nightmare. When you sit near the back of any regular orchestra, it’s hard to see the conductor, keep time correctly […]