Pastaaaaaaaahhhhhhhh – 7/23/2022

Sometimes, you just look for a random excuse to hang out with your friends. There is no occasion or reason other than to be together. Today, Kelly and Jeff came over and we made Pasta from scratch. You have to start by mixing the ingredients, its a mess! Jeff is hand mixing the start of … Continue reading “Pastaaaaaaaahhhhhhhh – 7/23/2022”

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”

Paddle Training – 6/26/2022

Today is the last paddle training before Danelle and Sonora’s MR340 race. They got a nice easy run from Weldon Springs back to Blanchette. This is about 20 miles. The wind played tricks on them making them earn each of the miles that they paddled. Still a great day to be on the water! Now … Continue reading “Paddle Training – 6/26/2022”

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”

Paddle Training – 6/12/2022

Danelle and Sonora wanted to get more paddle training for this year’s MR340 race. I drove them out to the Klondike ramp and dropped them off. First prepping the boat from the land. Once they were all packed up, they shoved off into the Big Muddy. Once they were off, I went back to the … Continue reading “Paddle Training – 6/12/2022”

Corvin’s High School Graduation – 5/24/2022

Corvin’s graduation was held at Chaifetz arena. It was a little less than a year ago that Danelle graduated and walked across this same stage. Now Corvin was here taking his own turn. The crowd filled up fast. Like any good parent, we’re always looking for our kids. Elizabeth Bacon is looking for her family. … Continue reading “Corvin’s High School Graduation – 5/24/2022”