We started our house search by attending a class and then seeing six homes. You can read about it here. The final open house on our list for the weekend was on Sunday afternoon (Nov. 23rd, 2014). So on that Sunday as we returned from church, we saw an “Open House” sign at the entrance […]
Except for the period from 2001 to 2005 when we owned a home in Rock Island, Illinois (thanks to our parents), our family has always been renting. The house that we have rented the longest is our current house in Fountain Valley…nearly five years. Just this month, thanks to the encouragement of a couple other […]
Thanks to a generous donor the tickets to this concert were free! Although the orchestra members were young, the music was outstanding. Here are Victoria, Joanna, Sarah, Elizabeth, and Nicole. Justin also attended. Here’s a picture of the orchestra as seen from our seats.
Two girls from our church were married on Saturday, November 8th, 2014. Here are some photos. After the first wedding (which was at a church), everyone headed to a farm where lunch was served…complete with Moose-meat Sloppy Joes! The couples will be living in Alaska. There was a cat that loved the deviled eggs. You […]
Although we were a few months late, we finally celebrated Joanna’s “golden” birthday–where the day of month matched her age. We ordered Chinese carry-out food and then opened some presents. Don’t miss the great photobomb!