Author Archives: The Carrolls

Expect the Unexpected!

I’ve been thinking about his post for a while now…as our trip to California was nearly two months ago and it’s taken me this long to not only get through all of the incredible pictures, but to process the trip … Continue reading

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Skiing…It’s what we do.

So, if “Getting Out There” is one of our aspirations, Jeffrey has certainly set us up for success with his chosen career. Skiing…it’s just what we do and if you don’t do it, we’ll try to convert you! While this … Continue reading

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Ola Messner Rimel (July 12, 1918 – March 13, 2011)

Last weekend, Jeffrey went to Philadelphia to say goodbye to Grammie. While it was extremely sad to bid farewell to this amazing lady who epitomized our ideal of “Getting Out There,” Jeff did have a wonderful time catching up with … Continue reading

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They Who Bring the Snow…

So, for two years now, Cyndi and Todd have made Red Lodge their ski vacation destination and for two years now, their arrival has been accompanied by much needed quantities of snow. It’s still up in the air as to … Continue reading

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Getting Out There!

One of my aspirations for our family is to Get Out There! To be the people who explore our surroundings, challenge our bodies and spend time with other people – even when it’s not “convenient”. It’s important to me that … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

Prior to Reese’s birth, we pondered and pondered and pondered some more about what to name this new little person. In the vast majority of cases, a person will keep at least their first and middle names for their entire … Continue reading

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Letting Go of the Tethers…Sort of

Yikes! January’s gone, but it was a good month for the Carroll Family. One of the most exciting happenings is the fact that Reese had her first day of skiing completely untethered! She was in a terrible mood most of … Continue reading

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Dual Baptism

On January 2nd, Sylvia Grace Carroll was baptized along with little Nolan John Fitzgerald. Annie and John graciously accepted the role and responsibility of becoming Sylvia’s God Parents and I, along with Annie’s brother Sean, have the honor of being Nolan’s … Continue reading

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Christmas / New Year’s Recap

Click on the photos for a larger image. Grandma and Grandpa arrived just in time for potato hot dogs and Christmas Eve Mass…They paved the way for Santa and boy o boy did the big guy arrive at our house! … Continue reading

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Sisters, Sledding and Sunshine

Having two girls has surpassed every expectation I’d ever imagined about having children. As I never had a sister, I rely on my friends with sisters to imagine what their relationship will be like. As it turns out, two of … Continue reading

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