there's a little magic in the air tonight

I have a new nephew! Aaron Michael De Jong, born Dec. 18

Lack of communication leads to duplicate presents!
Nutty family members on Christmas night

Aaron is being "brothered" by Landon and Dillan

Trav and Tami sit back and enjoy their one quiet son

Distressing over Wii badminton

Dillan and Al...buddies!

Yoga class

Christmas with friends!

Philip and I pose with a trash can on our way to Columbia
Site of our engagement!

Minutes after it happened :)

My lovely Thanksgiving vegetable platter
Vancouver at night

Lots of new stuff in the past couple of months!
  • Philip and I got engaged on Thanksgiving and plan to get married next June
  • my sister Al got her master's degree
  • we have a new nephew, Aaron
  • I turned 25
  • Philip and I went to California for Thanksgiving and Iowa for Christmas
  • Lynden got about 2 feet of snow and we didn't have school for 2 1/2 days before Christmas break
  • I slept in the Seattle airport on my way to Iowa
  • I met up with Josh, Rachel, Becca, Walhof, Dave, Shannon, Jonas, and more over break! Good to see everyone!
  • Wishing you and yours a Merry Christmas (ok, a few days late) and a blessed New Year!