wow. what a year it was... so to sum it up, i would say it was a year of humility and learning from mistakes and loving and laughing.... and another year in the books.
this year we: welcomed lola joon to the family (...and as excruciating as a natural/drug free birth was- i was pretty darn proud of myself for sticking to it...), visited utah, seaside, & seattle on literally the hottest day in seattle history unintentionally.... went to the beach, the lake, the river, the fireworks, lit fireworks, roasted marshmallows, had bonfires, lost some teeth, grew some teeth, hung out with relatives, some from far away ( the jensens, the lester ericksons, the jordan ericksons, the meakers....) went to a reunion, snoqualmie falls (yay!), palouse falls (yuck!), ran bloomsday, picked pumpkins, carved some pumpkins, finshed the fireplace, installed a new tub, wore ugly sweaters to a really ugly sweater christmas party, played rockband, went snowboarding, skateboarding, longboarding, bikeboarding (haha! just kidding...), turned 35, 30, and 7, had lots of picnics at the park, went to some weddings, presented a dinosaur research project, won the pine wood derby, played lots and lots of drums and shows, went to silverwood and came home with the worlds ugliest company monogrammed denim jacket known to man... played soccer, lazer tag, light sabers, and watched endless episodes of starwars, dyed easter eggs, hunted easter eggs, played ds, legos, ticket to ride and carcasan, gardened, planted shrubs, shoveled snow, talked to a moose or 2, climbed a mountain, started 2nd grade, took pictures, ate apricots, raspberries, blue berries, and apples, perfected the art of the monte cristo sandwich, played with neighbors, had sleepovers with cousins, went to the fair, won some awards at the fair, got stung by a bee.... and here are pictures to prove :