30 August 2010


it was a delight to spend an afternoon with kim, a.j., and their little joy-bug, aria.

fair hills.

since i was born, the lorentzsen family has gathered together on a lake each year in the midwest. highlights of 2010 included the concordia golf tournament, water skiing, the addition of mike and liz,  lorentzsen golf scramble, chocolate milkshakes, four on the couch, the hootenanny and mike in the hobby horse race. the week of togetherness is always a gift.

21 August 2010


The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet.

James Oppenheim

20 August 2010


If we ask great things of our children, we must show them that great things are possible.

Rafe Esquith
Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire

15 August 2010

beyond boundaries.

boundary waters 2010

"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education."
Mark Twain (and Ian badonkadonk Corbridge)

they came from the east, they came from the west. ten college friends gathered together in ely, minnesota (or was it eli, montana?) for a week of adventure and laughter. done and done.

05 August 2010

tom & christina.

they've got it. they've got the chispa.
a beautiful wedding; a beautiful love.  congratulations to you, tom and christina!

02 August 2010


He was so learned that he could name a horse in nine languages; so ignorant that he bought a cow to ride on.

Benjamin Franklin