Archive for December, 2009

24 Dec 2009

Posted by under Family

Merry Christmas!!

Merry Christmas!!

As the kids begin to count the hours left until Christmas Day, rather than the days, we’d like to just take a moment to reflect on the year quickly passing and take the time to wish all of our friends and family, near and far, a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year.

As seems always to be the case, 2009 has slipped by in a greater rush than I thought possible. The past 12 months were good to our family as we were able to spend time together learning and playing, working and traveling, resting and adventuring. Alyssa is old enough to keep up with the pace of our activities and Steven is not yet old enough to think that doing things with the whole family is lame. This means that we’ve been able to have some really great family times together ranging from simple games nights at home to family swims on Friday’s after school to our “full strength” holidays to BC and California.
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22 Dec 2009

Posted by under Dave's Thoughts,Family

A little catching up…

Autumn has come and gone since the last post here.  A very busy autumn, too.   Winter has also come and gone … and then come back to stay!

There has been a lot going on, some things enjoyable and some less so, and the days seem to fly by.  We’ve spent time with cousins for birthdays and for Sinterklaas, celebrated Mark’s and Alyssa’s birthdays, survived a blizzard or two, recovered from some surgery and prepared for Christmas.  Here are a few photos:

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