In October, Sean and Nathan both took home the State Championship title in their respective categories of Cross Country Mountain Biking. What a thrill!
Those state championship victories were made all the sweeter because Farm Rich had awarded Nathan a trip to
I honestly think that trip to New York was to sustain us for the road that was ahead of us. The day we came home from New York, I was so exhausted, I accidentally ran over our beloved 17 year old cat Smokey Bear. A wonderful trip cut short to be sure. Although, I did take comfort in the fact that we loved him well for 17 years. He was a legend in this neighborhood for always laying in the middle of the street and facing down any dog walking by. He had many, many friends that would come by to pet and visit with him. We're all gonna miss you, Smokey Bear!
On Wednesday, November 30th, the night the worst wind storm in So.
Up walking 1 day after surgery.
So many of our friends and family pitched in to help us through this rough time! Meals were brought to our home. Gift cards were sent and kids were taken care of by so many of you that love us! A heartfelt THANK YOU to each and every one of you that extended your LOVE and KINDNESS!
It's mid March and there have been some bright spots sprinkled in the last couple of months. While Sean is not really back on his bike and probably won't be this season. He has been able to cheer on the high school racers that he coaches for the
Nate Dog received a new carbon fiber bike from our friends Mark and Cole Avery! Nathan is racing in CAT 2 14 and under this season and Cole is the kid Nathan is chasing. Talk about lighting fast. Cole is 13 and extremely hard for Nathan to catch!
It was Mark who took this amazing pic of Nathan holding up his new bike.
Tristan made Clifton's soccer team and his AYSO AllStar team got 2nd place overall this season.
Spring is in the air at our house. Our hen, Pearl successfully hatched 8 baby chicks the first weekend of March, on Dr. Seuss’s birthday. So in his honor we welcomed the Hickey Chickies.