Posts Categorized: Summer


South Dakota Trip Diary – Day 2

Written by Justin posted on Aug 3, 2015 in Family, Photos, Summer, Vacation

Day 2 (6/20/2015) we got off to another early start. With another 6 hour drive across South Dakota to reach our final destination, we were all eager to get going. We bid farewell to Sioux Falls with a refueling at the hotel breakfast bar. Have you ever heard of Wall Drug? I hadn’t. Or maybe…


South Dakota Trip Diary – 6/19/2015

Written by Justin posted on Aug 1, 2015 in Family, Photos, Summer, Vacation

A little bit over a month ago we loaded up the family truckster and embarked on our first legit road trip. We were making our way to Black Hills, South Dakota. A region of the United States none of us had visited before. We kept the itinerary loose. Mt.Rushmore. Custer State Park. Deadwood. These were…


A Week of Firsts

Written by Justin posted on Jul 29, 2014 in Conor, Dad, Dakota, Devin, Family, Kayce, Summer

What can I say, been busy enjoying the Summer of 2014.  We have been busy busy with the likes of: beach trips, new jobs, swim lessons, sports galore, gardening, library visits, laughing, riding, playing, sliding, reading, writing and block partying. This past week though felt like one I just could not let fall away into…


Staycation 2012

Written by Justin posted on Jul 26, 2012 in Conor, Dakota, Devin, Kayce, mom & dad, Photos, Summer

Dawn and I both took the a whole week off work in mid-July. Rather than go anywhere, we decided to stick around the familiars and do various activities with the boys. No constraints or itinerary is how we rolled. It was a grand old time, spent as a family. Rarely do I get to spend…


July 4th

Written by Justin posted on Jul 8, 2011 in Conor, Kayce, Photos, Summer

This July 4th we kept close to the home base in anticipation the twins would be coming home the next day. Well, they did not get to come home, but we sure did enjoy what may have been our last few activities out as a family. Later that evening, we ended up sitting right on…