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Category Archives: Fun Stuff

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 more »

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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 more »

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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 more »

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Drag Racing

Last weekend we went to Heartland Park in Topeka for some street legal drag racing. Here is Elyse waiting her turn to go down the strip. As you can see, she has commandeered my BMW S1000RR to use as her drag bike. As of now she lives her life a ¼ mile at the time.

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Tampa Bay falls in the sixth

We got some tickets to the Ray’s game in Kansas City for tonite. We usually sit up a few levels but these field level seats were awesome. The Ray’s started off strong with 2 runs in the first against James Shields, who was traded to the Royals from Tampa. Then nothing happened until the bottom more »

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Copper Mountain 2013

We went on a road trip to Colorado! After a 9 hr drive, we met my family at Copper Mountain. We got to go sledding and have snowball fights with our nephews! A few of us had some impressive wipeouts. We also went snowboarding, skiing, and snowmobiling. I hadn’t been snowboarding in about 6 years, more »

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