Category Archive: Family

Sighignola, Italy

Sighignola, Italy

Melo and Franca helped us find new and different activities to do in the area during our time in Italy. Melo was right … it …

 

Beauty Parlor in Italian

Beauty Parlor in Italian

Well…every trip seems to have at least one very memorable experience that we would all like to forget. Our experience involved frying my mom’s curling …

 

Bellagio, Italy

Bellagio, Italy

Today, we took a boat ride across Lago di Como – Lake Como to Bellagio. We are blessed with beautiful weather – sunshine and upper …

 

Katelyn Celebrates her First Communion

Katelyn Celebrates her First Communion

Katelyn continues in her faith walk as she prepared to celebrate her First Communion this evening. Jesus shared the Passover meal with the disciples in …

 

Down on the Farm….

Down on the Farm….

Zach has been truly blessed with working on the Broll farm with Daniel, the owner and farmer.  Zach milks cows one evening a week with …

 

Happy Birthday, Aaron!! The BIG 40!!

Happy Birthday, Aaron!! The BIG 40!!

Today, Aaron turned 40. Kim, Zach and Katelyn pulled off a surprise birthday party. When Aaron got home from work, he had no clue there …

 

Merry Christmas one more time…

Merry Christmas one more time…

Now we are back in Racine, Wisconsin for one last Christmas celebration before heading home to MN. This time we are at Kim’s aunt and …

 

Merry Christmas from Lombard & Chicago, Illinois

Merry Christmas from Lombard & Chicago, Illinois

Next, we moved on to Illinois to spend a couple days with Aaron’s parents. We did not see Aaron’s brother’s family this year as they …

 

Merry Christmas and Happy Birthday to my dad, Cal!!

Merry Christmas and Happy Birthday to my dad, Cal!!

Today, we celebrate with birth of Jesus Christ with a festive traditional American meal surrounded by family. We also celebrate my father’s 84th birthday.We are …

 

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

This evening we gather together at church (Kim’s childhood church in Racine, Wisconsin) to celebrate the eve before the birth of Jesus Christ. After church, …

 

Big Snow = Big Snowman

Big Snow = Big Snowman

Yesterday, Katelyn and I built a little 2-foot snowman. It was all we could do with the very little snow available to us. Today, we awoke …

 

Classic American Apple Pie

Classic American Apple Pie

Today, Katelyn and I volunteered with Ruth Guild at Trinity Lutheran Church to help make their annual apple pies. Katelyn and I love to work …

 

Minihaha Falls

Minihaha Falls

This morning I woke everyone up and told them we were taking a day adventure. We have been so busy with shipments and settling in …

 

Trinity Serve-athon 2012

Trinity Serve-athon 2012

Katelyn attends Trinity Lutheran School in Waconia, MN as a grade 7 student. Every fall they have a marathon to raise funds for their school …