Quite a bit of randomness today…as we’ve been enjoying each other, our families, and our friend family this year. Buckle up. :)

My oldest son got hitched. [march 2013]


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Hank celebrated his company’s, Invisible Window, 6th anniversary.

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I saw downtown Denver through the eyes of my youngest boys.

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Our 8yo went to work with me; he scouted, shot, and edited his first photo shoot. [april 2013]


Our 4yo began an illustrious soccer career, while big bro discovered his coaching abilities.

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Our 8yo, busy as usual, said a farewell to the second grade and a favorite teacher. [may 2013]

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A trip to the zoo.


Todd Helton the Cat’s big debut photography shoot, complete with audience.

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Our 4yo’s 1st year of preschool, in the books.


The town fair.


The Boulder Creek Art Festival.


Our anniversary sneak away.

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A new arrival: our ghetto pool aka summer life saver. [june 2013]

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Our side yard flooded, but we averted disastrous consequences due to Hank’s quick thinking and baling.


A new fish, Golby, was earned through hard work and excellent manners.


We searched for salamanders and crawdads.


We discovered hops.

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The boys opened a kool-aid stand.


I found amazing sunset light in the boys’ room at bedtime. [july 2013]

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We had glorious, much needed rain.

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And then we got cabin fever.

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We discovered the drive-in movie theater.


Hank found new pendant lights for the kitchen.

2013-08-21_0022The boys schooled me in bowling. [august 2013]


Todd Helton fell in love with a vintage Coca Cola box (and who can blame him?).


Hank & Sam, along with our boys, officially became foragers.

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photo credits above: Hank.

Our 8yo rediscovered an insane obsession with all things Harry Potter. Hank would like to obliviate him, but luckily I speak wizard fairly fluently.


Our garden has begun to produce…and Holden’s hair just keeps better. Must be the broccoli.

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And we are enjoying the simple things.

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That’s better. Now I can move forward to what’s to come without the guilt of things unposted. :)



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