Grandma’s House – 6/19/2022

We went over to Grandpa Henry and Grandma Carol’s house to hang out for the afternoon. Its wonderful to visit them and see how they are doing. I even managed to sneak a photo of them. Danelle is showing her mom something interesting on her phone. Somehow we all ended up being silly on the … Continue reading “Grandma’s House – 6/19/2022”

Christmas in Kansas City – 12/25/2021

We  packed up and headed to Kansas City for Christmas this year. We’ve gotten worse at planning, but my parents didn’t mind the last minute surprise. I texted my dad this photo right before we came in the front door. Did I mention the weather seemed extra warm? As an added bonus, Herman came in … Continue reading “Christmas in Kansas City – 12/25/2021”

Thanksgiving At Hannah’s House – 11/25/2021

My sister Hannah purchased her first house this year. We figured the best way to help her celebrate the new house was to invade for a holiday. So without further adieu, we set out to drive to Ottawa Kansas (about an hour south of Kansas City) for Thanksgiving. Of course we called first, but here … Continue reading “Thanksgiving At Hannah’s House – 11/25/2021”

Christmas Tree – 12/1/2019

We decided to get a real Christmas tree this year. Our first ever. We picked up Danelle’s dad and headed out to one of his friend’s farm in Washington, MO. It was extremely cold outside and we did get snow flurries while we looked for a tree. Danelle in her coveralls. Henry was colder than … Continue reading “Christmas Tree – 12/1/2019”

Herman’s Wedding – 8/31/2019

My brother Herman is getting married! He lives in Warsaw, Mo, but is getting married in Sedalia. Family of course came in town to see the big day. In traditional Haake fashion, we did it our way. I started off the party of weirdness when the lady at the hotel desk asked for a description … Continue reading “Herman’s Wedding – 8/31/2019”

Henry and Carol’s 50th Anniversary – 7/14/2019

My in-laws celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Danelle and Brian organized a party at Cyrano’s to celebrate. Many years before, Henry and Carol had one of their first dates at Cyrano’s, making the venue especially appropriate. We were very excited to have a great turnout.  All of Henry and Carol’s siblings, children, and grandchildren were … Continue reading “Henry and Carol’s 50th Anniversary – 7/14/2019”

Late Thanksgiving – 11/24/2018

Holidays are what you make of them. We were all busy, so we decided to have our family Thanksgiving late. We all met at Henry and Carol’s house. The plan was an evening to eat and hang out. Of course, its a tradition that we play board games. I learned something interesting today. There is … Continue reading “Late Thanksgiving – 11/24/2018”