Kansas City Weekend – 9/5/2020

There was an upcoming kayak race, The Gritty on the Kansas River. Its a late season race and I was excited to see how I did in my new Epic V7. I called my dad to see if he could facilitate driving me out to the start and leaving a car for the finish since … Continue reading “Kansas City Weekend – 9/5/2020”

All Suburban Orchestra – 1/11/2020

Sonora tried out for and was accepted for the 8th grade All Suburban Orchestra in St. Louis. This consisted of multiple practice sessions at a local school and many hours of at home practice to master the music. Today was the day they presented their music to the public. We were lucky enough to have … Continue reading “All Suburban Orchestra – 1/11/2020”

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”

Kansas City with Holly – 9/15/2018

We came into KC for the weekend because Holly and family were going to be in town. Somehow it ended up being a mini reunion with family. Its always good to see everybody. First off is a video of Holly (and Jim)’s kids, David and Lindsay. I got them to say “Kelly Clarkson” and “Welcome … Continue reading “Kansas City with Holly – 9/15/2018”

Kids To Maine -Part 3 – 8/7/2018

We got up early to get started with our long drive. Its Tuesday and we had a reservation for a Wednesday activity in New York. Today was about leisure travel westward. We started off visiting a few last minute things that I saw driving around Topsham ME, but didn’t see yet. The Androscoggin Swinging Bridge … Continue reading “Kids To Maine -Part 3 – 8/7/2018”

Kids To Maine -Part 2 – 8/2/2018

Colleen invited us to stay in Maine two days so she could show us around where she and the kids live. We were excited to see some of the highlights of Maine. Mom and I stayed in a motel while Sonora spent two nights with Michaela. The next morning driving over to Colleen’s house, we … Continue reading “Kids To Maine -Part 2 – 8/2/2018”