Lodge Life: Quarantine Week 12

Our twelfth week at The Lodge was one filled with activity and adventure. There was hiking and trail running, sprinklers and projects galore. Each day we’re realizing just how much we can do without getting into a car. That said, mid-last week I did pile the kids in the car and we headed into Leavenworth […]

Lodge Life: Quarantine Week 11

We’re in our eleventh week here at The Lodge. Certainly by now we’ve adjusted to this strange “normal” we’ve all found ourselves in. We haven’t done any recent outings, aside from a drive to the gas station to fill up the gas can for the lawn mower. Last week was pretty mellow and we enjoyed […]

Lodge Life: Quarantine Week 10

It’s been another exciting week over here in quarantine. We started planting our vegetable garden, Alex got a lawn tractor, we went to the BEACH {!!!!!} and we had a wonderful weekend celebrating Mother’s Day. Early last week we entered into “phase one” of our state’s re-opening. Mostly it opened up some outdoor recreation opportunities […]

Happy Easter

Happy Easter from our little quarantined crew! Ben was SO excited about Easter this year, in particular, the concept of the Easter Bunny. He asked a bajillion questions and wanted to know every little thing about the famous rabbit. I just love seeing his enthusiasm and his curiosity. We enjoyed watching a video of someone […]

Lodge Life: Quarantine Week 5

It is hard to believe we’ve been in solitude for more than four weeks now. In some ways it really feels like forever, but it has flown by. Time is moving in a really strange way right now. Ben has started referring to the mountain house as “home” and saying things like “when we used […]

Lodge Life: Family Visit

Before our worlds were turned upside down Alex’s family came out to The Lodge for a visit. Now with the state of things we feel extremely fortunate this visit was able to happen. Alex’s parents, his sister and her husband and their two kids, Nico and Marco, came for their first big family trip together. […]