| 952-479-0447

David & Robert


Adverntures in weekend baking

One of our favorite weekend activities is baking and cooking. This weekend, we made beef empanadas for a game night at our friends’ house. Dave’s dad and relatives are from Chile, so he was introduced to this food by his grandmother at an early age. This was our first time making empanadas at home, and like much of our cooking, it was a team effort: Rob made the dough and Dave made the filling. We’re happy to say they were a big success. Most of our cooking experiments included baked deserts. In addition to the empanadas, Read more »

Rob’s new job!

It’s not an April Fool’s joke—Rob started a new job today. He’s still working in the restaurant management and consulting business, but instead of traveling to different stores across the country, he’ll be working in our home state of Minnesota for the foreseeable future. I’m so grateful to him for making Read more »

A Home with Art and Creativity

[written by Rob] One of the things I admire about Dave is his artistic side. To me, his artistry is also a reflection of his patience and attention to detail. These are four of the six prints hanging inside our front door which Dave hand carved and then transferred the design to prints. As parents we are looking forward to embracing our Read more »

Throwing Clay!

For Rob’s birthday in early March, Dave purchased a two-hour pottery class at a studio just outside Minneapolis. We had a great instructor, and after a few initial failed attempts, we both came away with pieces we liked. We enjoy taking opportunities to spend time together on creative projects and learning new skills. We are looking Read more »

About This Diary

More about us, our lives, and adoption journey.

Contact Us


Thank You for Visiting Our Adoption Profile

We want to thank you for considering us as adoptive parents for your child.

We truly appreciate your kindness and strength and look forward to hearing from you.


David & Robert

952-479-0447 (toll-free)

Visit Our Website or View More Families
David & Robert