city by the bay

One of the greatest perks of being a teacher, married to a teacher, is vacation time. Patrick and I spent the major part of last week in the San Francisco area. A great little getaway to experience a cool city and see awesome friends.

Here we are at the San Francisco Art Institute in the Russian Hill neighborhood with Alcatraz in the background.

10 on 10 – April

Welcome April! I can’t believe I am now 20 weeks pregnant. We are so excited and looking forward to meeting our baby boy.
ten on ten button

am sniffles


garden shop

drive through Ballard

painted silverware


front porch


went on a walk


Easter weekend


what kind of baby

Student: “What kind of baby are you having?”

Me: “What kind? Human.”

Student: looks confused

Me: “Oh, you mean, boy or girl.”

Student: “Yeah.”

Me: “I have no idea.”

And that is the truth, I have had no idea. No little feeling or intuition about the gender. Just baby.  Well now we know.  On Wednesday April 4th, 2012 at 5:02pm, the ultrasound technician revealed to us we are having a …