Category Archive: Family

Aug 22 2011


Today is the day. The first day in the countdown to 40. I’m not sure how I’m going to handle this day next year but for now, I’m doing ok. As part of my birthday present, Melissa and I took Madeline down to Orlando to visit the in-laws this past weekend – at Disney World! …

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Oct 19 2010

Madeline’s First Gymnastics Recital

It seems like just yesterday Madeline was learning to walk and now she’s participated in her very first public gymnastics recital. Melissa has been keeping Madeline active over the last 8 months or so with swimming lessons, music and now – gymnastics. The local YMCA offers a 9 week class that introduces young children to …

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Aug 12 2010

A new iPhone 4 and fun with iMovie

About two weeks ago, I did something I very rarely EVER do. I broke my phone. 3 years – no drops, dings, nicks or bad scratches. Originally, I had planned on upgrading my iPhone 3G at the end of the month but I was shuffling some stuff around on my desk and the phone slid …

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Mar 17 2010

Kendal Samara Tober

Born February 23rd, 2010 at 5:44am, the latest addition to the Minnesota Tobers has finally arrived. Weighing in at a healthy 7lbs 9ozs, baby Kendal and Mom are doing well. We can’t wait to officially meet her this summer at our annual family reunion in Steinhatchee, FL (and visit with my nephew Ethan). Congratulations Scott …

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Oct 07 2009


Approaching Hubbard Glacier

Among other things, we’re still trying to decompress from our 2 week whirlwind vacation to Vancouver, Alaska, Victoria and Seatle. Most of it from the deck of the Celebrity X Mercury cruiseship. My first time aboard a ship this size and we go for almost 2 weeks! I’ve got over 600 digital pictures from 3 …

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Jun 30 2009

Class of 1990


It’s official. Mel-High class of 1990 will meet for our 20 year reunion on June 25th – 26th, 2010. I’m getting old.

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