Kongos at Celebrate Fairfax

Every few thousand years… we post on our blog.* 🙂

Putting the apartment back together and replacing and rebuilding everything after the flood has been a very long and time consuming process, but we are finally back to normal again! It feels great to have everything settled down a little bit. My sister Natalie is staying with us this summer for an internship, and it’s been lots of fun having her out here. We’re trying to take advantage of as many fun things to do out here as possible.

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A Very Memorable Easter

We had quite the Easter last weekend – we are all safe and sound back in the apartment, so thankfully there hasn’t been any lasting harm done, but it’s been quite crazy around here the past week.

Mike and I woke up at about 4:50 AM last Saturday morning to the cats running wildly in the bedroom. It took a second to figure out what was going on, but there was a loud rushing sound coming from outside our room. I opened the door and was hit with a wall of steam as hot water came pouring out at full blast from the HVAC closet across from the doorway. I shut the door, but water started to seep in and it was clear that we needed to leave.
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dslr camera basics

DSLR Camera Basics or (How to Use Your Fancy New Camera)

DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) cameras are becoming much more affordable these days, with Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals or clearance sales of last year’s models, so it’s much more common to see people in the wild using a DSLR instead of a point and shoot camera. However, there have been times that we’ve been in D.C. with all of the tourists and there are folks shooting on DSLRs using the screen instead of looking into the viewfinder. I die a little on the inside every time I see this…
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Welcome to Movers and Bakers

Hey everyone! So we’ve been married for a little over six months now and we finally finished setting up our blog. Both Kirsten and I are going to try to post regularly with random photos, recipes, thoughts, and stories about our life together to share with all of our family and friends (and maybe even some people that we don’t even know!).

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