Special Events


April 29 was a big day for Tory as he got baptized into the Christian faith. It was a really nice weekend spent at Grandpa and Grandma Moe’s, with Grandma Ogie, Tonya and Kelly coming from Wisconsin, and my folks coming down from Battle Lake. Sarah and Jeff were kind enough to agree to be […]

Infant potty training

Being able to poop on command is something I consider quite the skill. Biding my time, waiting for the right moment… I know I go once or twice a day, so even if I don’t feel the urge, if the time is right I can usually get the job done. If I’m in line at […]

In Studio – with boy

On a fridged Sunday afternoon the family ventures out to visit dad’s work studio. Since mom has never seen it, it was an adventure for all. Some highlights include: Having to make two trips to the car to fetch all the necessary gear, dreaming of living in such a big space, and dunt da da […]

A Few of Tory’s Friends

Here are a few images of Tory’s friends and family. I’m trying to get a shot of everyone who comes by for a visit, but I know I missed a few. Its a great excuse for you to drop on by again. 249

The first month

Its been a month, what has transpired: Jan 8 – Birth Very important step in the development process. Much like the mouth of a great river, all things must start at the source. Apparently this analogy says that birth is the source. Take that, Ponce DeLeone. 6lbs 13oz Jan 12 – First Day Home Bewildering […]

Grab em in the nuts, slap em in the ass

Grab em in the nuts, slap em in the ass

Being a parent is a lot like being Christopher Columbus. You’re sailing unknown waters, out on an adventure of discovery, not knowing whats ahead, or when you’ll get there. You think your the first one to do it, the first to see these strange things, even though Erik the Viking and billions of other humans […]

The Secret Weapon

“MAH WINGIE”! the 2 year old said to me. What? “MAH WINGIE, MAH WINGIEEEE”! She said again, this time holding up her finger. Your Finger? “MAH WINGIE”! I could see the relief in her face once I got it. There was nothing wrong with her finger, it was just one of the words she knew […]