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First Swim

First Swim

Ryan went swimming for the first time in our friend's pool!


School is over

School is over

Erin with her teacher, Mrs. Erickson.


FMSC

FMSC

Serving with my Elevate girls at Feed My Starving Children


Tinkerbell

Tinkerbell

Sunning in the office by the window.


My flowers

My flowers

Got this great bulb and was thrilled with the results...two stalks of flowers that each had four blooms.


Mike with his Mooses

Mike with his Mooses

The Moosejaw was a hit in the Dells.


Barb's 40th!

Barb's 40th!

Out celebration with Lisa, Barb, and Nancy.


Cat in the Bible Bag

Cat in the Bible Bag

Wendy takes a nap next to my junior high ministry Bibles.


Hitching a Ride

Hitching a Ride

Wendy is content to hitch a ride in my apron pocket....


The Half Marathon

The Half Marathon

The kids take a picture with me after finishing the Batavia Half Madness 13.1 ....onto bigger races now!


Erin with Megan

Erin with Megan

Erin loves her Aunt MeMe


4th of July

4th of July

Family photo in our traditional Old Navy t-shirts


Vernon Hills Tornado

Vernon Hills Tornado

Sirens went off recently when we were bowling in Vernon Hills- we took shelter and fortunately, the storm went over us, but a tornado did touch down just North of where we were.


Buds and Leaves

Buds and Leaves

It is really spring in Chi-town!


Greening Up

Greening Up

The lawn is finally starting to turn green after a really long winter- that we thought would never end.


The Family

The Family

Getting together with Mike's family recently was really fun.


Snowy Neighborhood

Snowy Neighborhood

After the first of the big snows.


Our reef

Our reef

A shot of some of the corals in our tank.


It's Done!

It's Done!

Finally!!!


Meeting Penny Simkin

Meeting Penny Simkin

Just days after meeting Ina May, my birth "high" continued as I met Penny Simkin as well, founder of DONA International and author of several doula and birth experience related books.


Meeting Ina May Gaskin

Meeting Ina May Gaskin

I was thrilled to be able to meet and talk to Ina May this summer- being one of my greatest idols in the birth community. Ina has delivered over 2,000 babies and has less than a 2% cesarean rate (including multiples, VBACs, and high-risk moms that come to see her).