Holy vacation, Batman: Hawaii and our Baby Shower

My wife and I do a lot of little trips, largely because we live a few hours away from the rest of our family. I don't think a month has gone by where we haven't at least done one weekend in Portland, or Bend, or camping, or something. We don't typically do big vacations, but … Continue reading Holy vacation, Batman: Hawaii and our Baby Shower

Detective Pikachu is weirdly dark, but tons of fun!

My wife and I went with her sister's family to see Detective Pikachu this afternoon, and had a ton of fun! The film is charming and fun, but it’s greatest strengths by far are Pikachu and his Pokémon costars. I’ve only played a bit of the Detective Pikachu game, but have played a boatload of … Continue reading Detective Pikachu is weirdly dark, but tons of fun!

My whole family did The Great Columbia Crossing!

This past weekend my entire immediate family gathered in Astoria for The Great Columbia Crossing, a 10k race across the Astoria-Megler bridge. Altogether there were 16 of us, including my parents, siblings, siblings-in-law, and nephews. The actual race event was fun, and every one of us managed to finish (despite one person being post-surgery, one … Continue reading My whole family did The Great Columbia Crossing!