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Monday
Oct112010

Playing Catch Up

Wow. It's been a whirlwind couple of months. Here is a super fast recap of what we've been up to. :)

We've been driving a lot.

We broke down in Spokane.

It took a week to fix, so we played in Spokane while we waited.

...and Coeur d' Alene.

My sister flew into Portland and we played. Her friend Sarah joined in the fun.

We went to Cannon Beach and saw the ocean.

We had our first Stumptown coffee. Yum.

We stayed at the Salem, OR YWAM base with our dear friends and we didn't want to leave.

But we did. We went to Eugene and had our windshield replaced.

We ate yummy food in Eugene and went to the Saturday Market.

We acted silly and took pictures of ourselves.

We surprised our friends in California.

I drank coffee and sat by the ocean in Santa Cruz with two of my favorite friends.

I went to Hoopcamp while Daddy took care of the girls.

And now...we're back with the Thiedes for another week or so before heading south again.

If you want to see the "big picture"...I've uploaded all of my most recent iPhone photos here. Enjoy!

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Reader Comments (16)

Glad you're back, Sarah! Been missing your posts. :)

October 11, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJen

I am SO glad to wake up and see a post from you guys! If you're ever in the Northeast, please let us know. We're in upstate NY and always have room in the driveway, and at the table. I've recently taken up hooping, at 6 months pregnant, and aside from navigating over the bump, it's so much fun!

October 11, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterWifeOfSeth

Awesome recap! Greetings from a Canadian fan!

October 11, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterThe Hippie Moose

Lucy and Bella are looking so different!

Miss you guys. Can't wait to get back on the road and cross paths again!

October 11, 2010 | Unregistered Commenter~Tara

There is a great farm in Santa Cruz that apprentices farmers in sustainable organic farming. If you check it out, say Hi to Guy and Mer from Judy at smcm. Welcome back!

October 11, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterjudy

Lucky lady! I am from Monterey, right across the bay from Santa Cruz and I miss it so much. I'm jealous that you got to go!

October 11, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJessica

i just love your posts and how you and your family live. it kicks serious butt!!! :)

October 11, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBrittany

Sounds great. Isn't the pacific Northwest great. We were there this summer...

October 15, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMeghan

You guys are such an inspiration. We are just trying to put our house on the market and are hoping to be on the road around Christmas/New Year! :)
Did you have Lucy while on the road?

Stephanie

October 16, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterStephanie

Hi everyone..thanks for the warm response :)

Stephanie...we stopped traveling for about 8-9 months when we had her and we rented a house in Bozeman. Back on the road when she was 2 mo. old.

October 19, 2010 | Registered CommenterSara Janssen

Thanks for your answer! :) We are hoping to hit the road by the new year with our daughter (now 7 month) and I would love to have a 2nd as soon as we are ready :) I would love to get pregnant around Christmas again... I was just trying to figure out how to do it.
I really, really loved my home water-birth with Noëlle, and I would like to do a water birth with midwives again. Hmm. I guess we'll figure it out when we get there, hehe. Maybe I can opt for a birthing-center and make sure we stay near for the last month.

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