Sunflowers – 7/14/2022

The Missouri Department of Conservation plants a field of sunflowers every year at the Columbia Bottoms Conservation Area (801 Strodtman Rd, St. Louis, MO 63138). You can see in the map above where the 2 fields from this year are. They rotate the location each year, but do a great job of putting up signs … Continue reading “Sunflowers – 7/14/2022”

MR340 – 7/12/2022

The annual Missouri River 340 (MR340) race has been something that our family has participated in seven times since 2008. Its a 340 mile canoe and kayak race from Kansas City to Saint Louis on the Missouri river. Its a non-stop race meaning that there are no mandatory stops, just a few checkpoints for safety. … Continue reading “MR340 – 7/12/2022”

Tour De Donut – 7/9/2022

Corvin and I unicycled the Tour De Donut last year as our 47th state of our 48 state unicycle trip. Last year we did the 14 mile “donut hole” short version of the 34 mile race. This year, I started training to unicycle the whole 34 mile race. Unfortunately I didn’t meet my goal and … Continue reading “Tour De Donut – 7/9/2022”

START – 6/24/2022

Corvin is attending the University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse this fall. He’ll be a freshman in college. We’re nervous about this change as we’ve never had a child go off to college. Add to that that you never really want to let your kiddos go! Today was the day that Corvin was going to LaCrosse for … Continue reading “START – 6/24/2022”

Paddle and Unicycle Training – 6/19/2022

The girls had another paddle scheduled to train for the MR340. We arranged to pick up Denise and shuttle her. This was a bonus to help out a friend and some safety for Danelle and Sonora. Having other people on the water is great for safety. After meeting at Blanchette Landing, the take out, we … Continue reading “Paddle and Unicycle Training – 6/19/2022”

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”

May – 2022

It looks like car selfies were a thing this month. First up is in Danelle’s car taking the girls home from track practice. Next with Corvin and Sonora in the Virus. A month isn’t complete without some cats. Corvin hanging out with Sushi in the morning. She is always pointed with her head towards freedom … Continue reading “May – 2022”