Archive for family

Adoption Update: We’re in!

// June 24th, 2011 // 5 Comments » // family

I neglect this blog so much, I’m surprised it’s willing to let me post anything. But I guess it still loves me, forgives me and here I am updating everyone on our adoption adventure! The first announcement and last posting on our plans to adopt came almost two months ago. If you missed it, you [...]

We’re adopting!

// April 27th, 2011 // 17 Comments » // family

This is probably not huge news to some of our closest friends and family, but to most people it will be the first they’ve heard about our plans to grow our family. We’re smack dab in the middle of the process. Awhile ago we decided we wanted to adopt and that decision has evolved and [...]

Amazing Race All-Stars: Legs 4 and 5

// March 21st, 2011 // 3 Comments » // family

“Double U-Turn that!” Love the Globetrotters. Crazy ol’ Amazing Race keeps screwing us around with all these “You’re the first team to arrive…but you’re still racing. Here’s your next clue.” Argh! You can see the teams physically droop whenever they hear that. So without the elimination, Kent and Vyxsin are somehow still alive, something that [...]

This and That

// February 24th, 2011 // 123 Comments » // family

Wow, where to begin? I haven’t written a This and That since December 14th and that is an awfully long time ago. I feel just horrible. We have a lot going on these days, some of which I wont mention right away but stay tuned! On February 1st I started working at Ch2M Hill after [...]

The Christmas Card photoshoot

// January 17th, 2011 // 3 Comments » // family

If you are family or a close friend, the picture above is probably familiar to you because it was the second annual Lyla Christmas Card Someday I’m sure we’ll all get into the action, but for now, it’s so much easier to put that cute little face on there instead. So Jina had been bugging [...]

This and That

// December 14th, 2010 // 5 Comments » // family

Lots of stuff going on in the Olbinski house these days and I haven’t been able to find time to write about it. I know everytime I post one of these I make the promise that I will be better, but it just hasn’t happened. ¬†As always, I will endeavor to try harder. I do [...]