Steve and Noelle:  proof of life

Steve and Noelle: proof of life

Hi friends and family! Colleen, here’s further proof of life…we know…it’s been a while! We’ve been super busy in Colorado Springs since we returned from Vietnam to quarantine earlier this year. We then stayed to help liquidate and sell Steve’s parents’...
Stay at Home: A month back in the US

Stay at Home: A month back in the US

Corona Virus has taught us new terms like, self-distance, stay at home, Pluto Living, and bored fat. Or maybe that last one is just me, Noelle. At first, when we got back from Vietnam, I made great plans for each day. Well, the first week we slept a lot to be honest....
Off on a new adventure

Off on a new adventure

Noelle here: The last week has been so difficult and also so inspiring. My dad passed from this life to the next. He’s off to dance with my mom again. To sit beside his savior. He’s at peace from the struggle of Parkinson’s and can rest. Two of my sisters, Steve, a...
A long goodbye

A long goodbye

I’m not sure in which specific year I started calling my mom on New Year’s Eve, at the stroke of midnight, to wish her a happy New Years. Last min REI pre-PCT stop I think it started when I was in my early twenties. We were discussing New Years traditions and my mom...
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Today we’re lucky enough to be home in Portland Oregon celebrating Christmas with some of our children and grandchildren. We wish you the happiest of holiday seasons. Thank you for following our adventures this year! Soon we’ll have lots more to share with...