Botanical Garden – 6/13/2023

It was the last day Danelle and I had off before our vacation was over. Sonora was working today, which meant Corvin was up to join us. We decided to go to the Missouri Botanical Garden and walk around. There wasn’t anything specific that we had planned to see. Just spending time together and building … Continue reading “Botanical Garden – 6/13/2023”

Hannah’s House – 6/9/2023

A phone call to my sister Hannah had us diverting from home to her house. We would spend the night at Hannah’s house and some time with her. Here she is getting plant advice from Danelle. We walked to the nearby plant store and looked around while Corvin went out running. Ultimately we all ended … Continue reading “Hannah’s House – 6/9/2023”

Family Vacation – 6/3/2023

We started our family vacation this year from Kansas City. We were in town for my mother’s funeral and left the day after. It was the strangest way I’ve ever started a vacation and something I hope never happens again. I remember driving down I-70 just before Topeka, KS when I got a call from … Continue reading “Family Vacation – 6/3/2023”

Coty At The Airport – 5/29/2023

The saddest day in my life was today. I was torn between two cities. In the west, I was in Kansas City with my mom. In the east, my adopted daughter, Coty, was heading home to Argentina after living with us for nearly a year. There was never a doubt how many lives she brightened … Continue reading “Coty At The Airport – 5/29/2023”

Coty’s Graduation – 5/19/2023

When Coty came to the US, she enrolled into high school as a junior. The school made some exceptions and granted her status as a senior. Just her language skills alone would give her that status in my opinion. So today we celebrated Coty graduating from high school! She walked with the senior class. Here … Continue reading “Coty’s Graduation – 5/19/2023”