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Holocaust Museum and Washington Monument

DC Day 3: Holocaust Museum

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum was stunningly powerful. The smell of the old leather shoes haunts me still. The girls were completely absorbed for over 3 hours. This, along with the Newseum, was our favorite museum of the trip (and we saw a lot of museums). The best museums …

D.C. Day 2: Newseum and Union Station

DC Day 2: Newseum

After settling in on our first day, we were up and at ‘em on Sunday. At 11:00 am. Yep, I let the girls sleep in. As much as I was tempted to go, go, go, I realized that sleep, sleep, sleep was important, too. Our lazy morning gave way to …

Our DC Rowhouse

DC Day 1

With Spring Break quickly approaching, I texted the girls to ask them each individually where they’d like to go. I gave them 4 choices: nowhere (staycation), New Orleans, Key West/Everglades, or Washington, DC. In a rare moment of unanimity, they all responded with DC. (Good thing as I didn’t have …

Camp Nakanawa 2015

July means Camp Nakanawa for our girls. This is Aspen and Oakley’s 5th summer and Linden’s 2nd. Here are some highlights from camp. For all of our camp pictures, click here. Tip a Canoe with Lou!   Lou was chosen to be the Amazon Brave at Council Ring. “O Captain …

Winner, Winner, (No) Chicken Dinner

    Bounce     Toss           Serve       Set     Win! MLK Kickoff Classic Champs                     Victory celebration at the bowling alley with Morgan and Maggie


Wayward Sailor

On the very last day of 2014, we went sailing and snorkeling with Captain Phil and First Mate Tarn on the Wayward Sailor. What a way to cap off the year! We met Capt. Phil in Cruz Bay and then headed out on a dinghy to his 50 year old …


BMS Varsity Volleyball 2014

Kaylee, Aubry, Katie, Grace, Elly, Celia, Logan, Aspen, Ann Chapman, Bri, and Sidney This has to be the best team picture ever! Special thanks to Ann-Marie Hensley, our photographer extraordinaire (and mom of Elly). Check out her site – when she’s not in the bleachers cheering, she’s photographing some of …