Joe Beernink

My son, Reece, had his first baseball practice (ever) on Saturday, and I actually had the presence of mind to take a photo. So here it is for posterity. My son...

When you have twins, sometime you get twice the sugar. And oh yeah, the time…it just flies.

Last year I wrote out my New Year’s Resolutions. And though I failed to achieve many of them, I decided to start of 2013 with more bold and daring promises. While...

Today is the tenth anniversary of the day I first met my wife, Lisa. Her sister, Katy, dragged her out to a country bar where Katy and I had met a...

In a year where a lot has gone wrong, I am still thankful for what I have: a fantastic family, great friends, few financial worries, and a little success in my...

Every Christmas, we get a family photo done for a holiday card. I know it’s a cheesy, typical thing that everyone does. A few years ago, we started having our pictures...

It was quite the battle, but I think the candy won.

Yesterday, my kids’ class took a trip to a pumpkin patch. My mom (who is in town for a few days) and I, tagged along. I couldn’t walk very far, but...

Every fall, we have a family cider-fest out at my father-in-law’s orchard in Eastern Washington. This year, our two day total press was somewhere around 60 gallons. We also made vats...

I’d like to introduce you to Sleepy,  Fishy, Fishalina and Buddy, the four newest members of the Beernink clan. Our kids went to a birthday party today, and came home with...