Family

Asia’s Crew Regatta

Asia had her second regatta this past weekend upon 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

Lena took 5th

Lena did a chess tournament this past week taking 5th in her class (out of 27). The best part of her chess playing is that it’s a sport (yes, a sport) that she actually enjoys. Even better, if the calculations are correct, her rating will nearly have doubled after this Read more…

By ryan, ago
Family

A Nordstrom’s Girl in the Making

Ellie has always wanted to dress like a 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 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 onto mom so she wasn’t available for a photo.

By ryan, ago
Family

Painting their own toys

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 dry.

By ryan, ago
Daily

Fourteen July Seventeen

Today Liberty (and Asia) took a tour of the WAVY 10 news room in Portsmouth; which was cool. But even cooler was when Liberty got to meet and take a selfie with one her favorite meteorologists (she’s kind of a weather nerd), Jeremy Wheeler. She was able to contain her Read more…

By ryan, ago
Dad Blog

Making Tiny Origami Cranes

My wife was sent a link to a post on BoredPanda about creating tiny origami cranes and shared it with our daughter Asia. And that’s all it took to get her gears turning and fingers moving to see if she could create her own “tiny origami cranes.” Well, she could, Read more…

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