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  • Welcome to our Blog!

    We are so excited to have you visit our blog.

    We decided that keeping a blog would be the best way for us to keep our friends and family updated on what we have been up to since we moved from Florida to Lawrence, Kansas.

    We like knowing that you visited our site, so please leave some comments. Thanks so much for stopping by; we hope you enjoy the stories and pictures.

Geocaching with Mom & Dad

Mom and Dad came to visit us earlier this month. Dad had a new iPhone app for geocaching and the convinced us to give it a shot. So, we loaded up the truck and set off for our first destination. We had such a good time that we spent two whole days running all over town looking for these hidden capsules. Chita had a great time too. She found a baseball and brought it home to add to her toy collection. Oh yeah, mom and dad both got a scooter lesson.

The Familythe hunt is onChita wants in the truckLeave your nameFound it!have you seen my baseballMomDad on the Zuma

Madelyn - October 15, 2013 - 12:52 pm

We had a great time…minus the seed ticks. Geocaching is great fun.

Happy 27th Birthday!

It’s Elyse’s twenty-seventh birthday! It has been another great year for her. She did some big projects at work and still had time to do some snowboarding, wakeboarding, and motorcycle racing. I’m looking forward to seeing what she comes up with for this year!

Happy Birthday Sweetie, I love you.

Happy 27th Birthday!

Loren - August 26, 2013 - 11:05 am

Happy Birthday Elyse!!

Cole - August 26, 2013 - 11:18 am

Happy Birthday!

Jessica - August 26, 2013 - 1:37 pm

Happy Birthday Elyse! We love you!

Madelyn H. - August 26, 2013 - 1:56 pm

Happy Merry Birthday Elyse!! May you receive an extra special blessing for today as you spend time with your fans :D Lookin’ good as always :3

Madelyn - August 26, 2013 - 6:45 pm

Hope you have a great day! Happy Birthday!

tyson - August 29, 2013 - 2:03 pm

happy birthday!

Danni - August 31, 2013 - 11:01 pm

Happy Birthday Elyse!
Hope you had a fun celebration!

Summer in Florida

We had a great time on our trip to Florida and got to see lots of family! We hung out on the lake, played some ping pong, swam in the pool, and made s’mores. This year Chris and Dad modified the firework set-up for a better launch angle over the lake. It was a great show! Thanks everybody for hanging out!

Madelyn - August 5, 2013 - 10:09 am

Thanks for visiting! It’s always an adventure when we are all together!

Cheryl - August 24, 2013 - 5:55 pm

It was fun! Elyse, you make all us girls(and Link!) look good!
Love you, Mom

Jessica Hannan - August 26, 2013 - 1:40 pm

We had a blast with you guys! It was great to see you this summer.

heads up racing

Just finished my fifth night of drag racing this year at Heartland Park! We’ve really been enjoying getting into this sport, learning more and more about the mechanics of maintaining an efficient machine (mostly Chris) and how to improve my technique. I have a long way to go, but with lots of help from Chris and advice from new friends, have been getting better every week. It is really great to get to chat with folks who have been racing bikes for years already and get their tips on how to improve. Half way through the season; looking forward to more fun!

heads up racing

Fireworks on the Fourth

We’re happy to be with friends and family in Florida for the 4th of July this year. We plan on putting the ‘American’ in Proud to be an American!

Fireworks on the Fourth

Madelyn - July 11, 2013 - 8:24 am

Thanks for an all American 4th of July!

Danni - July 11, 2013 - 1:15 pm

Boom! That’s how you celebrate the 4th! Wish we had been able to spend time with y’all! Hope you two Kansans are fantastic!

the wind in my ears

Chita loves car rides! She gets so excited anytime she thinks she might get to go on one. With the nice weather we’ve had lately, she’s gotten to enjoy some car rides with the windows down. Look how funny her ears look when the wind catches them!