Monthly Archive: May 2011


Racing in the UK

This past weekend I raced in my first triathlon since our move to England.  The race was held at the Eton Rowing Club grounds which will host the 2012 Olympic Rowing events. I went to the race without the family. Heather was busy preparing for a weeklong business trip and we decided it would be difficult to make a family day trip out of this race outing.  When I arrived, I immediately noticed the wind.  You can see in the video clip below that it presented a bit of a challenge for the day. The bike was 4 laps and...


3 days in Amsterdam with a 3 year old

A few weeks ago Heather found out she needed to go to California for work. She decided to take Ryan on the trip.  With this news, I had to decide if Kevin and I would stick around London or if I should try a little travelling with a 3 1/2 year old. I decided based on the success of our recent Scotland vacation that Kevin alone shouldn’t be too much trouble as a travel partner. I decided to go somewhere relatively close and that 3 days was probably long enough for our first solo trip. “We” decided on Amsterdam. To...


Billy No Buzz!

Kevin performed in his first school concert today!  Several classes got together and performed 5 songs about a bee named Billy who had no buzz.  Kevin’s class were dragonflies. Most of his classmates go fulltime, 5 days a week. Kevin only goes 3 afternoons a week so he missed out on a few rehearsals. Despite that he did awesome! We especially like the clapping at the end.