Tales from the Land of Canaan

Adventures of the C-Squatch

Double-digits in Months aka Canaan’s Video Extravaganza!

Monday, January 24th, 2011

For Canaan’s last blog, we were all excited to have a “for sale” sign up in our yard.  Now, less than two weeks later, we are even more excited to have an “under conract” sign up instead!  It was heavenly to have a nice relaxing weekend together as a family without any of the stresses of rushing [...]


Canaan’s First Christmas is White!

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Who would have thought Canaan’s first Christmas would have been the first time Winston-Salem (and Raleigh…) had had a White Christmas since 1947!  Thankfully, all the fluffy white snow didn’t put a kink in any of our holiday plans.  Our Christmas vacation started last Wednesday morning.  We made a pit stop first in Asheboro to [...]


A Very Brave Boy Goes to the Hospital

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

The story of Canaan’s surgery actually begins the day before surgery day.  Canaan spent Sunday afternoon climbing with Mommy and Daddy at TRC – he wanted to be in tip top shape in case he ran into any cute nurses in the operating room.  Canaan went to bed at 7:15, and Mommy and Daddy turned [...]


Fishing for a Bear with Rhythm

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Canaan learned a not-so-fun fact about teeth this week – they sure are sharp!  The day after his brand new tooth broke through the gum line, Mommy came in to get Canaan after he woke up from his morning nap, and was shocked to find a screaming bean with a bloody mouth. Canaan was evidently [...]


From the Sea to the Mountains

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Canaan spent the first part of the week helping Mommy with all the laundry we had accumulated while at the beach.  It’s amazing how much extra laundry can come from the addition of such a tiny little person!  And just as soon as everything was unpacked and put away, it was time to pack up [...]