Guestbook Cliffs Notes

I have also abandoned my virtual guestbook over the last several months! Luckily, the real one is still holding its own in our entry way, so I can play catch up now! Here's a quick round up. (more…)

Summer Lovin’

Sometimes, when the weather turns nice, the flowers bloom, and every street corner is filled with happy hour tables, a person just has to sit back and take it all in. Exactly how we've been enjoying the summer. (more…)


We are so lucky to have so many visitors here in Amsterdam already! It's been just over three months, and I'm pretty sure we are on record pace. Funny how family is more excited to visit us now that we have Max and live in Europe... (more…)

Max’s Baptism

Max was baptized on the second day of Christmas at Vredeskerk (Our Lady Queen of Peace)church. We started going to church when we arrived here, and it's a big, old, beautiful Catholic church in our neighborhood. A few small hitches...mostly that everything is in Dutch. (more…)

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas from Amsterdam! We are having a grand time with Nana, Papa, and Auntie Kara. Enjoy the holidays with yours! (more…)

The Guestbook

Growing up in small-town Montana, my Gramma Florence and Grampa Max always had a Guestbook. It was like a religion - if you are welcomed into their home, you sign the Guestbook. (more…)