Christmas 2018

January 5, 2019

Christmas day, Mom’s place Unicorn Hoodie! Rainbow pencil holder! Enter the Ender Dragon! And a little bit of New Year

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Chloe as Santa Lucia

December 16, 2018

This year Chloe got to do something really special, play Santa Lucia at her school: What’s Santa Lucia? Click here to learn more. Chloe is leading the procession to bring the special buns to all the classrooms. ‘Lussekatts’, St Lucia’s day buns flavored with saffron and dotted with raisins. Yes, those are real candles!

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Thanksgiving 2018

November 25, 2018

Chloe will tell you that no breakfast is complete without chocolate pancakes. Then we run off to the Northwest Trek wildlife park, see? Mountain goat! We also saw lynx, cougar, bobcat, bears, wolves, owls, snakes, elk, bison…. Chloe impresses Adaline with her from-memory recital of every My Little Pony movie: Dinnertime! Ok, they are actually […]

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Fun Before Thanksgiving

November 25, 2018

Here’s Chloe enjoying a bathtub full of balls… Surprisingly comfortable, this bathtub. Here she is with Saskia, who did most of the work solving the puzzle room we were enjoying. Then before you know it, we were enjoying Zoo Lights at the Tacoma Zoo — Chloe got to ride a real camel! …and a less […]

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Fun in the Park

October 26, 2018

Westmoreland Park We call it, “The Really Fun Park”.  Not only does it have all kinds of big things to climb on, it’s also got a big section of sand and concrete water channels and a pump at the top to create all kinds of rivers and lakes.  WAY FUN!

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Keeping Up With Chloe

September 23, 2018

Since I moved up to WA I simply wasn’t *in* Oregon very often this summer, just a few days a month on average.  Thus, fewer days with Chloe and fewer photos.  Here I’ll try to catch up since her birthday back in June. Chowing down at the new Fro-Yo place! Holding a baby duck at […]

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Somebody Turned Eight Years Old!

July 7, 2018

meanwhile… After 20+ years of driving my Mrs Beesley’s Daddy-o finally stopped for a yummy burger… Birthday Girl!  Pony cake! Chocolate cake with chocolate inside! Pool time! How about we put our ice cream cone on our nose? Everyone into the pool! Shark towel from Gramma Diane!

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Sleepover at the Camper then Lincoln City!

May 26, 2018

This past weekend Chloe and I slept over in Betsy, Joyce’s camper:   Chloe’s favorite Dad breakfast?  Chocolate Pancakes! After breakfast we rolled out to Lincoln City for a few hours at the beach. On the beach! Lovely day out. You should have seen all the crazy jellyfish we saw that day.  Sorry, didn’t get […]

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Let’s Roll!

May 19, 2018

Chloe, Bailey and I went out for some fun the other day.  It’s spring in Portland, which means… BABY BIRDS!! Here Bailey gets a goose to eat out of her hand. Holy cow, we saw an Eagle! Here’s some goslings for you. The baby wood ducks were incredibly adorable, but I didn’t get a good […]

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More Fun With The Little Girl

April 29, 2018

Check out this redwood they cut down from the front yard of a home across the street from the park. A real giant!  The sign says the wood will be used for improvements in the park. Here we are at a friend’s birthday party. Then we’re at the park. Someone’s being silly! Holy cow, another […]

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