Luke’s 7th Birthday

We had Luke’s birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese this year and he was really excited.  He pretty much asked his friends for only Lego’s, Read More →


Luke’s New Basketball League

This is Luke’s first year of park district basketball and he’s having a great time.  He had a great first game, making 3 baskets and Read More →


Cubs Convention

We made our first trip to the Cubs Convention this year.  We made a weekend out of it and stayed downtown, too.  Luke and I Read More →



We’ve only been able to go sledding a couple times this year because we didn’t get any snow until mid-January, then when it did finally Read More →


New Year’s Day Bowling

We went bowling with our Wheaton friends on New Year’s Day and had a great time!


Millennium Falcon

Luke was very diligent when it came to building his spaceship. He made a few mistakes early which Daddy had to fix, but other than Read More →


Christmas Day

Santa was really good to these boys again this year.  Luke couldn’t wait to get started building the Millenium Falcon.  He actually assembled it pretty Read More →


Christmas Eve

We had a great time with the Germans on Christmas Eve! Here are some pictures of our (if I do say so myself) gorgeous tree Read More →


KK’s Birthday and Retirement Dinner

We celebrated Karen’s birthday and retirement at McCormick and Schmicks just before Christmas. We all had a great time, although then service was surprisingly terrible. Read More →