Thursday, April 28, 2011

Charles M. Schulz Museum

(violet's amazing cartoon)

For our spring break this year we decided it was high time we went back to California. It had been nearly 2 years!! Holy Cow! Longest gap we have ever had between trips! The drive out was very stressful do to snow through Nevada and a 3 hour trip to the ER for a breathing treatment for a sick baby. I usually like driving through the night, but that was a loooooooong drive!

Once we made it to California and set up a humidifier, Vaughn seemed to do much better. It was gre
at to visit with family and some friends. On one of our days there, Renee and I took Violet, Ashton a
. If you
don't know who Sparky is, check out some info here. You can't have grown up in Santa Rosa with out meeting him on various occasions, which holds true for me.

Here are some fun pictures that we took while there. Violet was very excited to get her picture taken with the lesser known Peanuts character, Violet. We also visited Snoopy's Home Ice, the Redwood Empire Ice Arena and watched some beautiful figure skating. I love the smell of the rink!
(Hockey pic for you, Deann!)

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

I became a mom 10 years ago!!!

Happy 10th Birthday to Elaine!! I missed you a lot today. And every day. We love you.
I promise that I'll get back to blogging soon. I know I have missed quite a bit lately.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Elaine's Mark

In honor of her Birthday:
Please leave a comment of a special memory you have of Elaine, or a comment about how her life has influenced or impacted your life.

They that sow in tears shall reap in joy, Ps. 126:5

Wednesday, April 6, 2011


All you local runners out there, IHH is having a 5K on May 21st in Murray. It will be a lot of fun! You can register at Come support a fabulous non profit organization.