With life so busy I’ve been resorting to self-defeating lists. My Burkholder side LOVES lists and the Hatton side loves buying Christmas reindeer slippers. It’s a conundrum. Chris’ lists are all in his head and sometimes they overwhelm him. He likes to talk about the things putting pressure on us while I like to make … Read More →
I have spent some time over the last couple of years trying to teach the kids programming … for the most part my attempts have been unsuccessful … I was simply not able to interest them.
Recently, my youngest daughter has been (very independently of me) showing an interest in these kinds of things. … Read More →
I keep hoping to update the site with some photos of the trip … but it has not been as easy as I thought while travelling!
Here are a few pictures …in the next few days I will post a video of the map along with pics for each section.
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I found our Christmas post from last year. After reading it, I think we will change things a little. Not sure how yet, but it’s obvious to me wit how busy we’ve been that I need to start getting busy on finding baskets again. None of my baskets came back (I didn’t ask for them … Read More →
Last week (or the week before?) when I was nursing a wicked cold and looking after sick kids while Chris was working in Kamloops, a truck pulled up into our driveway. It was our friend Marcia, with the TNRD, and she had two folks with her who wanted to see the earthship. I’m always game … Read More →
It’s been a long time since either of us posted. This summer saw great progress on the earthship, thanks to a pretty aggressive schedule while James was here. When we said good-bye to James at the end of August we were exhausted. We knew September would be a wash for the house as we had … Read More →