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25 January 2009 ~ 14 Comments

Help Us Name Our Child

Thought I’d embed a poll here to see what name you all think we should decide on for our boy who should be arriving in the near future. Right now we have 2 very similar options.  Having a meaning behind it is kinda important to me.  Here’s the story on Caleb.  And now the names […]

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14 January 2009 ~ 4 Comments

My Brother From Another Mother

Literally. Back story.  I’ve mentioned before on my blog that I actually didn’t met my biological father until I was 14 years old.  My mom was his second marriage.  In his first marriage, he had 5 kids.  3 boys.  2 girls. That means I have 5 half brothers and sisters, most of whom I haven’t […]

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12 January 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Our Christmas Album

So yeah, I know, Christmas was like 3 weeks ago. But we just celebrated with our families last week. Which means I can finally share a few of the gifts we gave that were birthed out of our focus on Advent Conspiracy this year. The gift that I would say I was most looking forward […]

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13 December 2008 ~ 8 Comments

Another Day In The Life (In 90 Seconds)

Kinda like this, but a little bit different.Saw this idea at both Whittaker blogs.Comes from a Flickr group.I like to steal good ideas.It's a whole day in clips of a couple seconds each. Yesterday I took the day off.Here's the entire day in 90 seconds.Welcome in to my life.Enjoy.

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08 December 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Caroling On The Wharf Design

Thanks again to the brother-in-law Joel for designing a sweet mailer for our Caroling On The Wharf event.  Check it out: Go by his businesses site and check it out.  Oh yeah, and hire him to design your company’s logo or take your family photos.  He’s got mad skillz. And if you’re in Santa Cruz, […]

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06 December 2008 ~ 5 Comments

Caleb & Little Einstein

This morning my wife is at a Secret Sister brunch while I watch Caleb and our youth pastor's daughter. Can't decide if they are just really cute in this video, or if it is evidence that we let Caleb watch way too much TV. Or some of both. You decide:

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26 November 2008 ~ 5 Comments

Full House For Thanksgiving

Family just arrived a few hours ago for the weekend. As you can see, it's a full house: Got home from the office to hang with the fam and I very quickly forgot about all the work I still have to do. I love having everyone around. This is what life is about. Have a […]

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11 November 2008 ~ 13 Comments

My Better Half

One of the things I absolutely love about my wife is her ability to constantly encourage me and feed into my insecure self.  She reminds me regularly of who God made me to be. Sunday was a pretty busy and good day.  Leading worship in the morning.  Connections lunch with Ed and Brandon after church.  […]

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01 November 2008 ~ 1 Comment

Advent Conspiracy – Part 1

So this year, Christmas is going to look a little different.Our church will be talking about and participating in the Advent Conspiracy.In addition to our church doing this, Rachel and I have been talking about it since last year and are pretty excited about what this means for us.  Check out this embedded video: So […]

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17 October 2008 ~ 5 Comments

Who Made You Caleb?

So, Rachel recently had the toddler Sunday School class at church start doing curriculum as opposed to just playing.  We realized with Caleb that he actually can start learning and interacting, so we should start teaching the kids some at that age.  Currently they are learning about who made the world. So as I was […]

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