mr. + mrs. mmerschat

Since we are now a proud mama and papa of an amazing kid, this blog is pretty much photos of him (since that's pretty much what people want to see these days)
A lesson in patience when painting with a toddler. At least he doesn’t mind the couch wrapped in plastic for another week or two.

A lesson in patience when painting with a toddler. At least he doesn’t mind the couch wrapped in plastic for another week or two.

Reading with Cousin Harlan

Reading with Cousin Harlan

Finally enough hair for a Mohawk! But he seems undecided about the new do…

Finally enough hair for a Mohawk! But he seems undecided about the new do…

Stand-up story time with Uncle Arthur.

Stand-up story time with Uncle Arthur.

Wagon ride with Avery and Knox!

Wagon ride with Avery and Knox!

Morning demolition

Morning demolition

Meeting new friends at Wednesday burger night! (at sub*urban trading co.)

Meeting new friends at Wednesday burger night! (at sub*urban trading co.)

Kind of obsessed with chocolate like someone else I know @soofkins

Kind of obsessed with chocolate like someone else I know @soofkins

Nothing like going fast and holding tight in your red rider wagon. Gotta love summertime!

Nothing like going fast and holding tight in your red rider wagon. Gotta love summertime!

Someone had an awesome time during water play at school… Even with a shoe missing in action :) (at FERC)

Someone had an awesome time during water play at school… Even with a shoe missing in action :) (at FERC)

Rare family photo (at Craggy Pinnacle)

Rare family photo (at Craggy Pinnacle)

Heath loves the mountains!
 (at Craggy Pinnacle)

Heath loves the mountains!
(at Craggy Pinnacle)

The Merschat Men in their natural habitat.  (at Craggy Gardens Pinnacle Trail)

The Merschat Men in their natural habitat. (at Craggy Gardens Pinnacle Trail)

Exploring the creek with Grandpap. Cold feet = big smiles (at Barnardsville, North Carolina)

Exploring the creek with Grandpap. Cold feet = big smiles (at Barnardsville, North Carolina)

First fast food meal en route to grandma and grandpap’s - I guess he’s excited with his fries and milk.  (at Wendy’s)

First fast food meal en route to grandma and grandpap’s - I guess he’s excited with his fries and milk. (at Wendy’s)