Category Archives: Amelia

2012 Christmas Card

Merry Christmas to everyone! It’s certainly been a long time since I’ve posted here, but I thought I’d share an advance preview of this year’s Christmas Card! I get a $10 off code from Shutterfly anyway — so why not? … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas To All, 2009

Merry Christmas! Once again, it’s been an eventful year for our household…especially since it started off with two of the very best gifts ever. Geitra, Neil, and Amelia were thrilled to welcome our twin boys Gabriel and Adrian to the … Continue reading

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Holiday Letter 2008

Dear Family and Friends— Merry Christmas once again! Yes, we realize that it’s only ten months since we published our last Christmas letter (OK “Valentine’s day letter” was more like it), but after last year’s debacle we resolved to do … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chuckin’!!

We (Neil, Geitra, Amelia, and Nana) had a wonderful time at Great Country Farms in Bluemont, Virginia, today with Amber and Nathan. They have a cool “Pumpkin Chuckin’” event that features all kinds of ways to destroy leftover jack-o-lanterns! They … Continue reading

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Halloween 2008

We had a great time with Amelia this Halloween — she got a few fun holiday outfits from Farmor (aka “Grandma Judy”), and had a great ladybug costume that she used to win “best all-around” in the little kids costume … Continue reading

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“I Love Mommy” and “I Love Daddy”

One of the things we’ve been working on with Amelia lately is getting her to speak more than one word at a time…it’s been a minor frustration over the past month or so, in fact. But last night, we had … Continue reading

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Amelia’s Second Birthday Portraits

We took Amelia to Portrait Innovations again this year on her birthday. We got some great pictures of her again–she looked darling, especially in the yellow dress that Geitra wore when she was a little girl. Here’s a quick little … Continue reading

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Birth Announcement

We custom-designed this birth announcement for Amelia, based on some designs we saw at various web sites. We mailed these out to lots of friends and family to celebrate Amelia joining our family — and we appreciate all the great … Continue reading

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Amelia’s NICU Stay

As some of you know already or have seen in the pictures, Amelia had a stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at INOVA Fairfax Hospital after she was born. We wanted to let you know why she was … Continue reading

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Welcoming Amelia

Allow us to introduce the newest member of our family, Amelia Grace Mickelson.

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