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Spring Concerts 2014 -Sydney

Spring Concerts 2014 -Sydney

By on June 7, 2014 in Video Post with 0 Comments

Seems like the Wizard of Oz is inescapable this year for me!  Sydney was the tornado this year. It’s not a leading part but she gave it all she had!  

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Spring Concerts 2014 -Andrew

Spring Concerts 2014 -Andrew

By on June 2, 2014 in Text Post, Video Post with 0 Comments

I’m so proud of all of our kids, and I especially admire how confident they are in themselves. I don’t remember being as outgoing as our kids are when I was their age. So when I was watching Andrew perform at his school it really amazed me how much he just puts himself out there. […]

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Spring Concerts 2014 – Maximus

Spring Concerts 2014 – Maximus

By on May 30, 2014 in Video Post with 0 Comments

Max has come such a long way in so many different ways. During the winter concert of  Kindergarden Max was nervous and scared and started crying during the show. He didn’t really sing at all and looked like he just hated the whole experience. It was heartbreaking to see as his father. I was there […]

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#LoveYourSelfie

#LoveYourSelfie

By on February 22, 2014 in Text Post, Video Post with 0 Comments

  While watching the Today Show today they had a segment on how people few themselves, and what they focused on when thinking of themselves in the world. It was interesting that they put it in the context of shooting a “selfie”. That initially put me off from even wanting to watch the segment but […]

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Facebook Celebrates 10 Years, With The Tomchak’s

Facebook Celebrates 10 Years, With The Tomchak’s

By on February 13, 2014 in FaceBook, Video Post with 0 Comments

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Tomchak Twins Turn SIX, Receive Gift Of Chicken Pox. Film At 11.

Tomchak Twins Turn SIX, Receive Gift Of Chicken Pox. Film At 11.

By on January 4, 2014 in Text Post, Video Post with 0 Comments

The morning of December 31st Andrew woke up with a slight fever and not seeming at his best. Shortly after we noticed what appeared to be a chick pox blister on his face, and then a few more on his body. By the next morning it was pretty clear he had a full outbreak of […]

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Christmas Morning, 2013

Christmas Morning, 2013

By on December 27, 2013 in Video Post with 0 Comments

It’s still amazing to me how different Christmas is when you have kids. In your own way, you become a kid again through their eyes. It’s great to see how excited they are, and this year more than any year in the past they were all counting the days down until Santa would arrive. This […]

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Oh Christmas Tree – The Lighting Of The Tomchak Tree

Oh Christmas Tree – The Lighting Of The Tomchak Tree

By on December 16, 2013 in Text Post, Video Post with 0 Comments

More than any year in the past, the kids were really into getting the Christmas decorations out and up. Andrew asked me on more than one occasion when we were putting lights on the house (the real answer is maybe never, but I told him not this year). Also the kids has the great treat […]

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Sydney, and The Number 4

Sydney, and The Number 4

By on November 27, 2013 in Photo Post, Text Post, Video Post with 0 Comments

Today was baby girls 4th birthday and she was quite the little princess. This year she really was very excited about the day and was talking about it the weeks leading up to the day. We had a little gift for her in the morning when she woke up, and cake and another gift in […]

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MSI Saturday – Video

MSI Saturday – Video

By on November 24, 2013 in Text Post, Video Post with 0 Comments

Almost a year ago we decided to get a annual family membership to the Museum of Science and Industry, hoping it would be worth the $140 or so dollars. Looking back now, I can say without a doubt it’s one of the best investments we have made. What would normally be a very expensive trip […]

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