just life, pets, silas

Meet Marvin

He’s a leopard gecko and Silas’ first pet. Ever since Spring Break, Silas has been learning all about leopard geckos and telling us all the facts about their care. When we had first arrived in Bend for Spring Break, we were early for our check-in time at the rental house, so I suggested we pop… Read More Meet Marvin

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Double Header

Two ball players means double the cuteness of little boys in baseball uniforms. Silas is playing with all his best buds again. This is our third year with Coach Andrew and all the 2nd graders we love. Each game, they choose a new captain and a new team name–just to keep the peace. When Silas… Read More Double Header

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The September Sprint

It feels like we can start breathing again–now that we’re nearly half-way through October. These days are flying by! So many things begin in September that it’s perhaps more of a “new year” experience than January.   School has been the easiest transition. We’re so proud of Cooper taking on the challenge of kindergarten, navigating… Read More The September Sprint