December 2009 archive

Surprise visit

So about a week before the cruise Kristie and I decided to modify our itinerary. Instead of heading back to SLC after the cruise, we thought it would be fun to head back to Massachusetts for an extra week of vacation. We knew mom would be really excited about this idea, but I only discussed […]

Christmas Cruise

This year we spent Christmas with the McConnon family. On a boat. In the Caribbean. It was so, so much fun. After Coleman wrapped up his finals, he drove down from Rexburg, and the three of us flew out to Orlando on Saturday morning. Mom, dad and Andrew met us there and the next morning […]

Lights at Temple Square

This evening we traveled up to SLC with Leah and Jonny to see the lights at Temple Square, and catch a portion of the ‘The Wondrous Gift of Christmas’ concert presented by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra. It was beautiful…highlighted by exceptional performances from Grammy-award winning singer Natalie Cole, and Pulitzer prize winning author […]

‘Tis the Season

Kristie and I purchased our first real Christmas tree this year, and had a blast making our home feel all kinds of Christmas-y. Here’s a shot of Kristie putting the finishing touches on the lights and ornaments: **Special thanks to Joe Meservy who has provided the soundtrack to our last three Christmases in the form […]