Category: Lila and Eva

  • Aug 2011 Vacation Photos

    This past weekend Lila, Eva and I returned home from a week-long vacation to the Keewenaw Peninsula in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. I grew up there, and we caught up with relatives while there. Here are some photos from our trip. Taqhuamenon Falls We took a leisurely drive up and spent a morning site-seeing…

  • More vacation photos

  • Photos from Canyon Falls near Baraga, MI

    On our drive to my parents’ house in the Keewenaw, we stopped at Canyon Falls and hiked into the woods for a little sight-seeing. Enjoy the photos!

  • A Walk in Ringwood Forest

    We spent about 2 hours in Ringwood Forest yesterday. Lila and Eva carried sticks to fight off the evil fairies and demons that inhabited the woods. You could tell they were attacking when the wind moaned through the treetops and yellow leaves swooped down to us. Luckily, we made it back to the car.

  • Vacation in the Keewenaw

    For the past week I’ve had Lila and Eva with me up in Keewenaw in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. I grew up here, and we’ve been staying at my parents’ house. We’ve spent the last few days at our family’s cottage (we call it a “camp”) on Portage Lake. The photos of the ducks…

  • Question from Eva about alarm clocks

    Eva just asked me: “Daddy, why do people say the alarm clock is going off when it’s actually going on?”

  • Eva: It’s hard growing up

    Eva, my 5 year old, was sitting next to me on the couch. She looked up at me with a sad face and said, “Daddy, it’s hard growing up.” I gave her a little squeeze and prompted, “Yeah?” “I don’t like losing teeth,” she finished.

  • Fatten me up?

    I was captured. Eva had my right arm and Lila had my left. They were walking me back to my house in St Charles, and they were pretending to be evil witches. “Let’s put him in the dungeon so we can eat him!” schemed Eva. “You’re going to fatten me up before you eat me?”…

  • Lila’s whiteboard art: EVA

  • Bunk beds!