Southern Ohio

On my way to New York, I stopped in Athens, Ohio for a few days to visit my friend, Rachel, who also went to Iowa for her undergrad. She is now going to grad school at Ohio University. We went to her multimedia class this morning and then drove 45 minutes into the country so […]

The Scar


It’s going to be a slow recovery, but my mom is one of the strongest people I know.

My Mom’s Surgery

This is the hardest thing I’ve been a part of in a while. My mom had surgery today and even though it was really hard to see her be taken down the hall on a stretcher for surgery, I kept thinking, “This is a good surgery, a happy surgery.” If you have seen my mom […]

End of Norway ’09, Back to Wisconsin

Norway was a great trip!! I’m so happy that everyone was able to go so we could all spend time together, which happens maybe once a year. I hate saying goodbye. They’re always hard for me because I hate not knowing when (or if) I’ll see someone again. Thanks for reading and looking at the […]

Bergen, Norway

We took a 3 hour tour of Bergen in the morning. The last stop was to Norwegian composer, Edvard Grieg’s house. Thank goodness we got free white ponchos last night…it rained, again. We went to the acvarium in Bergen too. I think I could watch penguins all day.

Bergen, Norway

213 days out of the year, it rains in Bergen. We walked around during the day, but it was just too wet to be running around taking pictures. So, unfortunately, the only image of a family member, is of Dave, looking awesome as always. : ) After dinner, we walked a few blocks to the […]

My Brother, Dave.

A little something fun when we got to the hotel in Balestrand. This is the view from our balcony.