August Month in Photos

August2018smallHighlights from August…

Ben visiting from Michigan and enjoying time at the beach

LA road trip to see Ed Sheeran’s concert at the Rose Bowl

Sarah starting sophomore year of high school

Zac starting his freshman year of college (we are happy, but will miss him so much!)

Mom coming for a visit

The adventures continues….


July Month in Photos


Highlights from July…

A Ghana Photo show at the Redrock Cafe

A book signing with Palo Alto friends

Celebrating the 4th with the Rods

Beach bonfires…the best of summer!

Wyoming — Family, hikes, mountains, rivers, rafting, kayaking, reading, looking for shooting stars while enjoying the hot tub– a fun vacation!

The adventure continues….


June Month in Photos


Highlights from June…

Speaking and hanging out with good friends in Boston

Introducing our kids to New York City (Dear Evan Hansen was amazing!)

Camping in Oregon with family (nothing like dunking your head in a cold mountain lake)

Spending time with the Dayton Righters celebrating Aunt Willie’s life

The adventure continues….

May Month in Photos


Highlights from May…

We have a graduate!

We enjoyed lots of parties with friends and family celebrating our high school graduate

Our daughter finished her freshman year of high school

We spent time with good friends at a “going away party”…happy and sad

Remembering to live each moment of this remarkable life

The adventure continues….

April Month in Photos

April2018smallHighlights from April…

After two years at the publisher, Ron’s new book, “After the Election,” came in the mail!!!

Zac decided to attend Biola’s film school in Los Angelos next Fall

Sarah ended her gymnastics season with a great regional meet in Utah

We enjoyed time as a family in Cayucos, relaxing at the beach

The adventure continues….


Link to Ron’s new book:



March month in photos


Highlights from March…

Eating pizza in Naples with staff friends

Fiesole photo show for the Festa Della Donna

Bringing home chocolate blackberry croissants from Alcedo

Mom’s visit and meeting cousin Bill

Grandpa Joe coming to stay a few nights

The daughter competing in her state gymnastics meet

The adventure continues….

February Month in Photos

February2018smallHighlights from February…

The big 5 0 birthday

Elephant seals, Pescadero Cliffs, Duartes Artichoke soup…these are a few of my favorite things

Time with friends hiking at Lands End

The son turns 18 – two big birthdays in one month!

The daughter competes in gymnastics

The adventure continues….

January Month in Photos

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Highlights from January…

First college acceptance! Congrats Z!

Gymnastics season begins again

Incredible trip to Ghana

Learning about both the historical slave trade and modern day slavery

Coming along side the great work of the International Justice Mission to care for  children rescued from slavery in the fishing industry on Lake Volta

For more information on IJM’s work in Ghana

The adventure continues….

December Month in Photos


Highlights from December…

Christmas Tree Lane and hot chocolate with friends

Christmas tree, St Nick’s Day, Cinnamon Rolls and peanut butter candy

A Costa Rica Christmas —

Boogie boarding on Christmas morning

The daughter learning to surf

Sloth hunting

Jumping in waterfalls

Zip lining and swinging high over the trees

Spending time with family in a beautiful place

The adventure continues….