I have no pictures of our decathlon. We were all so busy participating that we didn’t have to time to take pictures. I can say that I did not get last place, and I was perfectly happy with that. Of course, someone has to get last place and I wasn’t really that far off when… Continue reading family reunion part 3
This post is dedicated to a talent show. The pre-show: And now we get started with SR accompanying Clarissa on the piano as she sings a song. Followed by three little dancers: And the classic invisible bench sketch: And here is the skit William did. He sent three people out. And he told us that… Continue reading family reunion, part 2
I had the absolute pleasure of hosting my family reunion this year. Everyone drove clear to my house to go camping. I was worried at first that they were coming to go camping in the rain, but luckily the menacing clouds mostly just passed over and we had lots of blue skies. First, setting up… Continue reading family reunion, part 1
I love my kids. We were doing some errands yesterday and they were wandering behind me, all blonde and blue-eyed. I felt a bit like a mother duck guiding her ducklings. Each one of my kids is so individual, and yet they all are mine. That’s the beautiful thing about little kids: I get to… Continue reading My kids
Often, when summer comes to a close I think of all things that I could have done or wanted to do. Things that didn’t quite make it in the schedule. But this summer . . . this summer things happened. This summer was epic. I had a baby this summer, so there was that. But… Continue reading summer
I love smiles.
Grandpa Gerry and Grandma Debbie came to visit as well as Aunt Anna and her family. We had quite a bit of fun with them. Little E smiling: Going to the beach: Canoeing: When I went out on the canoe, it got windy and I got sort of trapped. I had to go the shore… Continue reading Visitors
This summer, my husband had been putting on some park programs for kids. The first one was about birds, and the next one was dissecting owl pellets, and then the last one we made animal tracks. He reads stories at the beginning and the kids get to learn and make things. His kids are usually… Continue reading owl pellets and tracks
I think it’s not going to be quite so hot anymore. And I’m good with that. But hot days are fun for things like this: The swimming pool was losing air quickly. And then just last week our slide cracked and broke. Both are going in the trash. But they were fun while they lasted.