Tag Archives: Baby

Late Summer Vacation

We were fortunate to be able to take a summer vacation in late August this year and we took the opportunity to take a drive through Western Canada to see my sister Heidi and her family in 100 Mile House, BC. Yes, it's actually called that, and it was named because it was located 100 Miles from Lillooet, BC, which was Mile 0 of the Cariboo Wagon Road.  That's even funnier since Lillooet is at least 100 Miles from Nowhere!!! It was a pretty relaxing trip and Melanie and Andrew got to hang out with their cousin Hannah and her brand new baby … Continue Reading ››

Camping at Waterton – Day 2

Waterton is an incredibly windy place and the wind howled all night the first night and most of the second day too. We didn't let that get to us though and we went out and enjoyed the park anyway! We checked out downtown Waterton in the morning and had lunch at the lake shore with a nice view of the Prince of Wales hotel on the hill across the lake. Waterton is a cute little town (population 70 in the winter) with several nice hotels and inns. The Prince of Wales is very old and castle-like, and since it was up on the hill you can see … Continue Reading ››

Andrew’s first trip to Kelowna

We went to Kelowna last week to visit Grandma & Grandpa Phillips' house. Although we had planned to go soon anyway, the timing was set because my brother Ian was visiting from Germany... It was a really great trip and Andrew got to meet his Grandparents, Great Grandma Phillips, Uncle Ian, Aunt Heidi, Uncle Ken, and cousin Hannah. This was actually the first time Melanie had met her Uncle Ian as well, so got to cover off many birds with one stone! There will be a few more albums from this trip posted over the next few days. Between traveling and an intermittent freezing problem with my laptop, things … Continue Reading ››