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  • WE ARE…

    ... THE PERKES. We still consider ourselves newlyweds [we've been married for almost 5 years]. Our firstborn, Jace, is now 2 years old, and became a big brother when Sofia Rain joined our family in November 2012. We are from the East Coast [Luisa is from MA and Nate is from NH]. We are Bronco's Fans [We've lived in the Boise area for almost 5 years]. We are travelers. We are athletes and we are dancers. We are enthusiastic about food. We are spontaneous. We are addicted to the sun. We are in love.

    Most importantly... we are HAPPY. We are the Perkes.

Yearly Archives: 2009

In July of 2007, I returned home from my mission in Santiago, Chile. I was greeted with tears and hugs from my amazing family, as well as a shy niece and nephew. Notice their winning smiles? It was good to be home, but adjusting was interesting. I got busy immediately working, remodeling our attic and…

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Cherlin - Slam dunkin like Shaquille O’Neal, if he wrote intmioafrve articles.

Nate ventured where certainly no human has ever been before, and most definitely where no missionary should ever go! His motto: Work hard… play harder. He developed an eye for art over the course of his mission. Certainly his talent and passion blossomed during this time. Anyone scared of heights? He certainly was not. More…

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Right before Nate returned home from his mission, my family and I, the Morales’, traveled to San Jose, Costa Rica to pick up another honorable missionary, my brother, Andrew. My father was born and raised in Costa Rica and has not been there since 1978 when he returned from his mission. My mother has always…

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Shortly after we had finally gotten settled in Denver, we picked up and moved again. Here we come OMAHA!!! Nate’s job keeps us on our toes… or rather on the road. The day after we arrived, we went to a baseball game to celebrate the 4th of July!! There were hot dogs, home runs, fried…

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lemony lucy - How great to see you and your obviously wonderful husband! Very fun to see the quick run-down of your lives. Thanks!
-Jennifer Hoskisson

K. Elizabeth - Hey!! I am so glad you e-mailed me your blog. You look beautiful! I can’t believe you were in Omaha. Cameron and I live in Lincoln, just an hour away. We need to catch up. Send me another e-mail when you see this post. Love ya!

The Perkes Family - SUPER fun blog guys! Now you will have to be a frequent blogger so that you don’t have to do re-caps… (Just trying to pull more posts out of you, I love reading these things so much) :) Can’t wait to see what other adventures you two muster up!

hermana - tan lindas las fotos ustedes son una linda pareja.. se ven muy enamorados…

Ken & Jen - I LOVE THIS POST!!! Fun pictures and adventures that are even new to me. Most of all, just a wonderful re-cap of two very blessed lives that have merged into one amazing couple. You two are the greatest and we love you so much!

Josh - Wow! What a fun dive into your amazing lives. That was fantastic. We love you guys so much and miss you even more. Keep living beautifully.

A New Blog!

Hello!!! Well I (Nate) have finally just created my own Photography blog, and I’d just like to invite all of you to see. It’s Perkesphotography.blogspot.com. Here’s a sample image of my gorgeous wifey!!!

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BJVM - de corazon me alegro mucho que la felicidad irradie tu vida… espero sigas haciendo un update de tu blog para saber mas a menudo de ti y tu esposo…

Abrazos…

Pd. te ves fabulosa en esa foto.

Jeralyn - OH MY GOODNESS, YOU ARE GORGEOUS!!! I CANNOT WRITE IN ANY BIGGER FONT :) CAN YOU HEAR ME JUST HOLLERING HOW AWESOME THIS SHOT IS??? WE LOVE YOU!!!

"Absence makes the heart grow fonder?"

It’s never been more true. Embarking on one last adventure with our little brother Max, Nate and Jake headed to the slightly warmer climate of Dallas, Texas on Monday. Though not anxious to beginning knocking doors again, it was a good opportunity for them all to earn a few extra Benjamin Franklins and take advantage…

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Ken & Jen - Very cute, Luisa! Nate expressed the same sentiment when I talked to him. And that is the way it should be. I hope you enjoy a great reunion.

–Dad

A few more pics

Meet our darling nephew, Cameron [In Spanish, meaning SHRIMP, which also happens to be his favorite food]. Cam the Man is my sister Shannon’s oldest child. The classy Christmas Decor of Mom & Dad Perkes I’m not exactly sure why Nate likes this picture so much. I’m just barely arousing from a deep Sunday afternoon…

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Ken & Jen - The new music is nice too . . . sometimes I come just to listen!

–Dad

Ken & Jen - The one of Luisa is the best photo, for sure! Course that has nothing to do with your talent as a photographer.

–Dad

P.S. Glad to see the blog is up and alive!

Nate’s First Pictures With His New Camera!

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Jeralyn - WOW! Your photos are incredible, Nathan!!! Your blog is shaping up VERY nicely :) We are late bloomers too… Don’t you worry! Luisa, you are just so beautiful. I love that shot. You guys are so cute… And, is that your darling nephew??? He is so big :) We miss you so much… Definitely need some time with y’all this year!!!

Ken & Jen - Nate: I love these pictures! Wow! the birds, the water, the light. Way cool. I especially love the beauty of the swan. Keep posting!

–Dad