Monthly Archives: February 2009

The World’s Best Husband and Father

What do we love about Kabyn? He holds us and keeps us safe and warm, down to our little toes: He works hard, even with a baby on around the house: He always has something new to teach us: He … Continue reading

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Starting Over

Now that I’m [pretty much] graduated, I’m having this sort of identity crisis.  After 24 years of school, to have it be OVER is a bit disorienting–especially going from the intensity of trying to finish the PhD to the calm … Continue reading

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A Very Vikesland Valentine’s

Perhaps you may have wondered: how does one celebrate a weekend following a PhD defense?  Plus, it’s Valentine’s Day AND President’s Day.  What an endless celebration!  To celebrate, we had our first family camping trip: Yes, in our living room.  … Continue reading

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The Promised Pictures

Here is my follow-up pictures, as promised. Here’s my dad, in teaching mode, teaching the little miss how to make vegan phad thai (I hope I spelled that right):   And now you’ll see where she gets those big blue … Continue reading

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My Mom and Dad

So having been myself so well celebrated and supported and loved lately, I’m going to do a small series of posts celebrating some of the many people who helped me on my PhD (and life in general) journey. I should … Continue reading

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Success!

Defense is done!  The day was as well as it could possibly have been.  It started by Alaythia waking me up, as the usual.  I changed her and tried to keep her quiet so she wouldn’t wake Kabyn, as she … Continue reading

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Alaythia’s Second SuperBowl

As Grandma Mae said, she got a better view this year.  Some it from Great-Grandma B’s lap:

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