Monthly Archive: May 2014

Stormy weather

We’ve been having some crazy weather here in Denver this spring with lots of hail and tornado warnings. Most of the stormsĀ happened while I was at work, so I’d be keeping tabs on the weather around Denver by texting Mary and Sean who each work in different parts of the city. Usually I’d get hail …

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I’m an aunt!

Exciting news! On May 20th, my nephew Rhett Michael Messner was born to my sister Kari and her husband Jeremiah. Rhett was born weighing 9.1 lbs and is already wearing 3-month-old clothes due to his length. He has a little bit of blonde hair and big hands and feet, and Kari tells me heĀ is very …

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My grandfather Olaf

  It’s been an emotional and overwhelming past few weeks for my family with the passing of my grandfather, Olaf Midtbo. Just before Easter we found out he didn’t have much time left, mostly due to his congestive heart failure which he’s had for many years. So most of the immediate family made plans to …

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