Happy Birthday! Samuel’s First Year in Pictures

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Today is Samuel’s first birthday! I cannot believe how fast the time has passed, and looking back, how much Samuel has changed over the months. Yes, I know it happens over and over for all parents and grandparents, but each time it is pretty miraculous. I cherish each moment, from the first call notifying us […]

Happy Anniversary to Us!


On Wednesday, Alan and I celebrated our 14th anniversary! We were married in 1999 in an interesting ceremony in Palm Springs. It seemed appropriate that we would celebrate our day in Palm Springs , not by running the Tram Road Challenge, but by having dinner at Native Foods. Because our day was full with work […]