Family Photos September 2021

Nate backpacking with his friend Dean in Wyoming
Nate and Dean at camp (photo credit: Tom Bradley)
Nate at Upper Gap Lake
Dean and Nate (photo credit: Tom Bradley)
Nate in the Snowy Range
Driving home from the zoo (photo credit: Allison Weinberger)
The Weinbergers at our first use of the fire pit
Marshmallows!
Rich bicycled to the top of Rist Canyon for the first time since 2004

Family Photos August 2021 — Vacation Edition

It takes me forever to edit my trip photos, but there’s no need to wait a year for the family shots. This year’s trip took us to Washington State.

Not too old to hold Daddy’s hand (my favorite picture of the year)
Dinner in Tacoma
Fab Sushi feast to start off our trip
“Don’t talk to me until I’ve had my cocoa” (Nate taking after his dad)
Nate working on his Junior Ranger badge in Olympic National Park
Sand castles on Second Beach
Nate and Kevin at camp
Adventure hiking
Descending to the beach
Not too old to chase seagulls
Rich and Nate at camp
Tired out from seagull chasing, wave-playing and sand castle-building
Playing in the passages of Fort Worden
Channeling my inner Zeus at Fort Worden State Park (photo credit: Kevins McNinch)
Meeting Dorinna’s college friend Dave Gershman
Nate and Dorinna from the Space Needle
Nate and Rich at the Space Needle

Family Photos July 2021

First date night in over a year
Bad mosquitoes in the Park Range this summer
Nate, Andrew, and Caelyn at a Fort Collins Foxes game (photo credit: Allison Weinberger)
Nate and Andrew watching the Foxes (photo credit: Allison Weinberger)
Rich on Mount Washakie in the Wind Rivers (photo credit: Jon Bassett)
Rich hiking in the Wind River range of Wyoming (photo credit: Jon Bassett)
Exhausted after a 47-mile backpacking trip
Andrew and Nate at the pool (photo credit: Allison Weinberger)
Nate cuddling his cousin Laura
Nate at the archery range (photo credit: Dorinna)
Caelyn, Nate, and Andrew at the pool (photo credit: Dorinna)
After an 18-month absence, Rich returned to his co-working space in Old Town Fort Collins
Nate dresses up for “What the Heck? Day” at Band Camp
Dorinna, Nate, and Jacob at the archery range
Landscaping project nears completion

Family Photos June 2021

Watching the Fort Collins Foxes with the Weinbergers
The significant event of the month was Dorinna’s hip replacement
Rich drove to the Denver airport to meet Soham, his summer intern
Visiting the Creperie with the Weinbergers (photo credit: Allison Weinberger)

Nate’s 12th Birthday

Andrew and Nate’s Dungeons & Dragons -themed Birthday Party

The kids solved a puzzle, fought monsters using D&D game mechanics, fought another monster using water balloons, and broke open a piñata in a bid to defeat the two night hags who were trying to steal their youth. (photo credits: Allison and Chris Weinberger)

Reunited after COVID- visiting family in Evergreen

Nate’s getting tall (with my Uncle Jim)

Family Photos May 2021

For Star Wars day at school, we dug out Nate’s old BB-8 costume
First post-COVID restaurant visit- Oh Me Oh My
Sunroom construction continues

Capitol Reef National Park

Days after becoming fully vaccinated, Rich drove out to Capitol Reef National Park in Utah. There he met his friend Doug Morganthaler from Redlands, California.

Trip planning in Torrey, Utah
Driving to the trailhead
Lower Muley Twist trailhead
Brimhall arch

As the pandemic receded, indoor gatherings resumed
Celebrating Nate’s completion of 6th grade
Climbing Greyrock with Mike and Eric Liprandi
Hiking down Greyrock
Sleeping

Family Photos April 2021

Spring weather brought our first outside dinner of the season
Easter
The Easter Bunny brought Nate a stuffed d20
Dorinna and Nate made cute Easter cupcakes
Easter Egg hunt
“I can’t find any more eggs!”
Dungeons & Dragons moves outdoors
Daddy gets hugs while hiking at Soapstone Prairie Natural Area

No, you’re not imagining things- you have seen these photos before. Last month I accidentally included these photos as part of my March 2021 post.

Family Photos March 2021

Nate and Rich skiing at Steamboat
After a year, our first indoor gathering with another family- Dungeons & Dragons!
The Big Snowstorm of 2021 brought 22″ of snow, tree damage, and fun
Photo credit: Allison Weinberger
Snow fort (photo credit: Allison Weinberger)
Always sticks! (photo credit: Allison Weinberger)
Sledding (photo credit: Allison Weinberger)
An overnight trip to Red Feather Lakes provided tubing, cross-country skiing, and more games (photo credit: Allison Weinberger)
Rich continued playing Dungeons & Dragons with an online group