Monthly Archives: August 2012


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Camping at Silver Falls with Grandma and Grandpa

Me being one with the water fall :). Grandpa and Gabe having a good time together. We went camping last week with Grandma and Grandpa Olsen at Silver Falls. We stayed in the cabins, and this was our 3rd cabin/yurt camping trip this summer. I am a fan. We had fun hiking, the kids played […]

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Jill Harpham - August 26, 2012 - 6:11 pm

What a fun trip! I have been there once so long ago and have wanted to go back for a long time now. I also love the pictures of your family! I was able to see your parents a few times this summer, as they were working on a house just down the street from me.

kara - August 27, 2012 - 10:55 pm

You should definitely go back Jill!

Michael Franti Concert

A few days ago, Michael Franti did a special family concert at the Britt Festival in southern Oregon. We had such an amazing time, and the kids were in heaven. I love Michael Franti. First of all, I’m pretty sure every booty at that concert was shaking, young and old. Even my husband, who is […]

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Sarabeth - August 25, 2012 - 12:00 am

Never heard of him. I shall look him up :)

kara - August 25, 2012 - 7:09 am

Sarabeth, two songs you may recognize are “Say Hey” and “The Sound of Sunshine.” Check those ones out first… they are great dance songs.

Miriam Update

Tickle. tickle! Oh this little girl just brings so much joy to my life right now. I have to admit that there are parts of the toddler stage that I am not a big fan of, but there is also no stage that is cuter. Here is a little bit of what Miriam has been […]

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sharon becerra - August 26, 2012 - 2:38 pm

Cutie pie Miriam! I love her hugs and ever present laugh and smile. She’s so loving. We really enjoyed your visit:)

kara - August 27, 2012 - 10:56 pm

It was a great visit Sharon!!

Gabe Update

Gabe has become quite the chicken whisperer. If the chickens are out, he is really the only one in the family that is speedy at catching them. He is also really into collecting eggs as well. So much so, that he will sit and watch (and sometimes yell for her to hurry up) the hen […]

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Grandma Olsen - August 8, 2012 - 7:29 pm

Gabe is a very sweet boy, so creative and fun. We love our Gabe. Grandma and Grandpa Olsen

sharon becerra - August 9, 2012 - 12:14 pm

Ditto Grandma and Grandpa Olsen! We are so blessed to have these wonderful grandkiddos in our lives:)

Sara - August 16, 2012 - 8:37 pm

Gabe cracks me up! Every time I am around him he makes me smile. I love his personality!! :)