Monthly Archives: September 2015

Apple time!

It was an apple-themed weekend! Saturday¬†was apple picking day! We went to Appleberry Farm, the same place we went last year. Last year was our first time apple picking and now we’re going every year! We did the hayride first. We didn’t do this last year! The ride stopped a couple times on the way […]

Oregon in motion

This was Homecoming week in Oregon. The school kids went to the parade this afternoon, but Mama and Dada had to stay at work. We decided to participate in Homecoming by walking in the Oregon in Motion community walk before the football game. We got free pedometers and the kids got some cool bracelets. They […]

Inspiration Sunday

As I write, Ironman Wisconsin is in its last few hours. I was thinking of this race all day today as I ran my 12-mile long run! Wow, think about this… swim 2.4 miles, bike 112 miles and run 26.2. I only ran 12 today. I could never in a million years dream of doing […]

Lessons learned from the garden

If nothing else is successful in the garden this year, at least the sunflowers were! Finally four months after we planted them in the school scavenger hunt, the sunflowers bloomed! Just look at that gorgeous flower! The green beans are still doing well. I’m able to pick a few every day or two and we […]

End of summer shenanigans

We had a busy weekend! Saturday was spent mostly getting chores done. We watched the Badgers, but not for long. At least I didn’t watch them for long. We decided we wanted to go check out a state park this weekend. We’d originally planned that for Sunday, but Mama had to run 11 miles (actually […]

First day of kindergarten

Last night we picked out the first day outfit and our bedtime story was “The Night Before Kindergarten.” In that story it seemed the parents were more broken up about kindergarten than the kids. I found myself getting a little broken up thinking about it last night, but today went great! Allie was awesome and […]