Wild Kingdom in the Backyard

“Look at that bird on our fence!” exclaimed Ily from across the living room. “And what is it eating?” I’d never heard her that excited about a bird. Isaac and I got up off the couch, peered between the blinds and saw it sitting right there on the backyard ...

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The Joy of Joy School

We went sledding again last weekend. It was a lot like the first trip, nothing too new to write about. Except Ily and I were just talking about it again and I remembered something. You see last time, when Isaac was going down the hill all by himself, he ran ...

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Knee-Deep at Alta

Part way through the day on Friday, I realized I was skiing down
the hill and the only sound I could hear was the squeaking of my
boots. I couldn’t hear other people, I couldn’t hear my edges
scraping across ice—basically all I could hear was the ...

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Winter Weekend Continued

Sorry I’m late in posting this. After gushing to Ily about how much fun Isaac and I had on that beautiful day of skiing, I decided to take her and Micah up there two days later on Presidents day. The sky wasn’t as clear but it was much ...

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Isaac's First Ski Trip

Isaac and I went skiing yesterday at href=“http://www.cooperspur.com/”>Cooper Spur. It was fabulous.
The conditions were the most perfect that I think I have ever seen. A
bitter arctic wind has swept the sky completely clear of clouds and
haze the past few days, and dropped ...

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And The Rain From Heaven Was Restrained

It may not last long, but the rain finally has taken a break! It’s amazing how many people were outside today, walking dogs, playing at the park, and riding their bikes. Vancouver is beautiful when the rain stops (and it drives you nuts when it hasn’t stopped for ...

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It's A Boy!

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In case you hadn’t heard, Ily is pregnant and due on June 29th. We had The Ultrasound today, and the anatomy was clear, it’s a boy. Isaac has declared that we will name him Jacques. We’re not so sure, but it sounds like a good fetal nickname ...

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Website Updates

It’s been a long time, but I’ve rewritten this website to make it a whole lot easier to update and maintain. I’ve added new features, like different news topics, the ability for you to comment on news items, and news feeds (The BBC explains these pretty well ...

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Scoutmaster No Longer

I got a call this morning requesting that I meet with a member of the stake presidency just before church. Ily and I went in and I was released from my calling as Deacons Quorum Advisor and Scoutmaster. What a shock. Then I was called as Elders Quorum 2nd Counselor ...

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