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Kersten & Evan

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Kersten

Sage

Gender Female
Status

Religion Spiritual

Education Master’s Degree

Profession School Librarian

Zodiac Sign Cancer

Political Affiliation Independent

Evan

Innocent

Gender Male
Status

Religion Other

Education Master’s Degree

Profession Art Teacher

Zodiac Sign Leo

Political Affiliation Independent

We love camping. Spending time outside going for walks, reading in our hammocks and making s'mores.

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Traveling is a passion of ours. Our most recent trip was to New York City.

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What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you look at the night sky?

The vastness of space and all the wonders that we have yet to discover.

Evan

Evan teaches art, Kersten is an elementary school librarian. Evan is house Ravenclaw.

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We both love creating. Evan paints and creates digital art, Kersten makes ceramics and loves baking

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My philosophy on parenting is...

Be consistent and caring.

Kersten

No dancing at our wedding! We had board games, 13 kinds of chili, and pie for dessert.

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Favorite season and why?

I'm a teacher so I'm pretty partial to Summer.

Evan

In five years, our relationship with our birth mother will...

Be respectful and supportive. Every situation is different and we want to make this work for all of us. Without knowing what you want, we don't know what our relationship will be in the future.

Kersten

Evan's mom often joins us at the farm. The niece and nephews are excited for their first cousin!

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We are lucky to have amazing families. Here we are on a trip with Kersten's parents.

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We get to see Evan's family often because they live nearby. His sister has a farm we love to visit.

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My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

Our house is a block from the local elementary school and two blocks from a huge park with multiple ponds and a giant playground. The community pool is right behind us. Great neighbors too!

Kersten

If you had to live on an RV or sailboat for the rest of your life, which would it be?

An RV for sure. I would love to drive around and see as much as there is to see...on land.

Evan

If I could change one thing about the World, it would be...

to provide basic rights to everyone. It is unconscionable that people live without food, housing, and medical care with all the resources available to us in modern society.

Evan

What is the best word to describe our family?

Stable. We are definite creatures of habit. We've both worked at the same schools for years and just keep on keeping on. We're lucky to have amazing extended families too.

Kersten

Favorite season and why?

Fall. I love the colors, temperatures, and crisp air. It just feels right.

Kersten

If I could change one thing about the World, it would be...

I would want everyone to be more selfless and considerate of others. I think the world would be a much better place if we took care of everyone.

Kersten

Dogs or cats?

Cats, we have three. One cranky old maid (Chiyo), one perfect little lady (Penelope), and one playful troublemaker (Ender).

Kersten

What scares you?

Those big flying Texas roaches!

Evan

If you had to live on an RV or sailboat for the rest of your life, which would it be?

I day dream about living in an RV. I'd love to follow pleasant temperatures and see the entire United States, living in state parks and spending lots of time outside. When we retire, hopefully!

Kersten

In five years, our relationship with our birth mother will...

be harmonious, inclusive and fantastic for all involved.

Evan

Three years from now, I hope our birth mom is…..

Happy and loved.

Kersten

Dogs or cats?

I am a cat person. I enjoy how chill they are and how they are extreme nappers.

Evan

My favorite YouTube video is: (paste the full link)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1fDb4Nintk

Kersten

My neighborhood is a good place to raise a family because…

it has an amazing park close by with ponds and hiking trails as well as a wonderful local elementary school.

Evan

My favorite Instagram account is:

@annupton.art I like her art, but love the life she leads - living in the country, making sourdough daily, professional artist.

Kersten

If I could choose one type of food to eat for the rest of my life, it would be:

pizza! There are just too many ways to change it up and that would keep it interesting.

Evan

My favorite website is (...not your Facebook page :)):

I love reddit and how it can change as my interests change.

Evan

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