Archive for July, 2012

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

prairie pageantry

Last year when we were transitioning to South Dakota we had heard about the Laura Ingall’s Pageant that happens each July in DeSmet (there is also one in Walnut Grove, MN). DeSmet, SD was one of the places where the Ingalls family lived, and people can visit their homestead all summer long. For two weekends […]

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

20 years ago

It seems unfathomable to me that Mike has been out of high school for 20 years now. This is mainly because that means I’ve been out for 18. That’s just not possible since I feel like I’m still 20 (okay, some days it’s more like 25-30). We traveled back to Minnesota this past weekend to […]

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

fireworks, wedding, and finns

I’m finally able to sit down and sort through all the happenings these past few days. I can’t believe it’s already well into July. Morgan left last weekend, and it’s been strange without her here. She is officially back on her own turf, and I hope she can look back at her time in SD […]

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

super happy lucky surprise

A couple of years ago our friends, the Gearys, moved to Okinawa, Japan for the Navy. They have been making the most of it by exploring all the foreign sites, events, products, and much more. Micah blogs about their Japanese adventures regularly, and I’m constantly awed by all the cool stuff they get to see […]