Family

A Black Friday Birthday

Today’s my wife’s Birthday, and yes, it’s Black Friday too. I wouldn’t go so far as to call her a shopaholic, but she does like a good deal. Today also brings about the realization of how observant kids are. Case in point, here’s the card Liberty made for mom’s day Read more…

By ryan, ago
Family

Kid photo update

So, I’ve been neglecting the front-end of this site for a few weeks as I’ve been working on the back-end of my servers (this web server, a NextCloud server, and a Plex media/back up server). So I thought I’d update the front page with some photos of the kids and Read more…

By ryan, ago
Family

Asia’s Crew Regatta

Asia had her second regatta this past weekend on the James River near Richmond, VA. From the perspective of a father, I think I can say that Asia has found her sport. She’s excited about it, enjoys the challenge that each new day brings; blisters, cramps, BLISTERS! It’s awesome for Read more…

By ryan, ago
Family

A Nordstrom’s Girl in the Making

Ellie has always wanted to dress like princes or, at the very least, dress "fancy." With that noted, I thought this accidental shot of her in front of a Nordstrom sign/store was all too perfect. Fact is, she was in the middle of devouring a frosted cookie at that exact Read more…

By ryan, ago
Family

It’s October

Well, actually, it’s October 9th, so I’m a little late. Nonetheless, I bring this great shot to you as a reminder of the month. This is Asia and Liberty at the pumpkin patch. Baby Lena is clinging on to mom so she wasn’t available for a photo.

By ryan, ago
Family

When they look up to them

There’s an unwritten rule of hierarchy in a house with more than one child. It may seem painfully obvious to most, without ever even seeing it, that a child with an older or younger sibling would no-doubt lead or follow. I admit I hadn’t really paid attention to the truth Read more…

By ryan, ago
Family

Painting their own toys

Besides, painting is more fun… and of course dirty. A few weeks ago Lena, Jack, and Ellie got some painting practice coloring some wooden toys they’d gotten at the store. I fully admit they actually turned out better than I thought they would… but they took a few days to Read more…

By ryan, ago