Archive | Joshua

25 December 2012 ~ 2 Comments

A Very Merry Christmas!

We hope you and your family enjoyed a very Merry Christmas! Our plan to drive home in two shots and arrive Saturday drastically changed. We hit the road from Provo about 11:30 am PST on Friday and drove the whole way! We arrived home about 11:30 pm. My major concern is always how Colleen is […]

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23 June 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Have You Considered Adopting?

Many of you know our story of both of our boys being adopted. The tremendous part is they’re ten months apart. Different biological birthmoms. Josh was first. We found out about him when his birthmom was just three months pregnant and walked through the last six months of her pregnancy with her. Jonathan came next. […]

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23 June 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Why Is the Sun Up in the Middle of the Night?

I’m in Chicago on a couple hour layover. It’s 4:10 am according to my body, but Chicago believes it’s 6:10 am. I left LAX at about 10:45 pm. All this makes for a short night, but I’m sure my body will painfully remind me of that in short order once I arrive in Christiansburg, Virginia. […]

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15 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Great Weekend!

It’s late Sunday night, and we are officially exhausted! A good exhausted though! An emotional weekend having Jonathan here for his first home visit in over a year is coming to an end. He arrived Thursday evening, where we picked him up at LAX. As soon as we got home, Charlie (his/our dog), recognized him […]

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24 March 2012 ~ 3 Comments

It’s Always Hard To Leave

Friday morning, Jonathan and I both got up early. Actually, he always gets up early. The only different is that I got up early. Either way, it was just the two of us for a while. He ate breakfast, I enjoyed watching him, and we both took turns at initiating some good conversation. After Colleen […]

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22 March 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Last Full Day

We started off a bit earlier today, at least for us! After breakfast, it was on to The Living Planet Aquarium. Not a big one, but definitely an adventure, filled with great fish (the kind for looking, not eating….I don’t do fish!), for both viewing and even touching for some! The day warmed up quite […]

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21 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Local And Lazy

This morning, Colleen, Jonathan and I made breakfast together. His favorite: Chocolate Chip Pancakes. Josh slept in quite late, so the three of us ate together and had some really good conversation as well. We’re so proud of how far Jonathan has come! At the same time, it’s always hard to know how much of […]

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20 March 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Catching Up

We enjoyed a GREAT day today! After sleeping in a bit and lounging for the morning, weaving in and out of conversations, we left for a day in Provo. We had hoped to get some snow tubing in. Last weekend, the area received what we heard was the most snowfall of the entire season. It […]

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18 March 2012 ~ 2 Comments

We’re In Mesquite, Nevada!

After a great morning at church, we left town about 1:30 pm. We’re headed to see Jonathan for a visit this week! Last time we did this drive in December, we did it straight through. Took us 13 hours, and while Colleen’s joints did OK on the drive itself, she paid for it in pain […]

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03 March 2012 ~ 4 Comments

First Post of 2012

Wow! That’s all I have to say about how long it’s been since I’ve updated everyone here. It’s a 80°+ WINTER day here in beautiful Southern California. It’s quite something to experience this incredible weather while tracking the news of devastating storms and tornadoes throughout the Midwest and South. While Josh’s birthday was over 2 […]

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