A New Time Zone

So… I can’t sleep past 5:30 a.m. yet. I hope that changes reallllllllly soon. It’s ok though, because Gavin is up to keep me company. He trots into our room anywhere between 4:30 and 5:00. On the other end, he falls asleep between 7:15 and 7:45. He actually laid himself down on the couch and […]

First impressions of temporary housing

Our digs are pretty nice – it’s clean and bright and fit all of us comfortably. Don’t get me wrong – we will absolutely get cabin fever if we have to spend rainy weekend days cooped up in this space, but it’s definitely workable. It’s really close to work for Kenny and school for the […]

So long, Philadelphia; Hello, Portland!

Our 7:15 a.m. Monday flight came really quickly. We were exhausted – all of us. I was especially cranky. I attribute this to a few things: I really couldn’t see because my eyes were so swollen from all the crying I did the day before. I am insanely bloated because I have been eating nothing […]