Monthly Archives: April, 2017

A Little April Sunshine

Getting good at jump rope!No shortage of personality here.Linlee only joined us out back for a moment, so that’s why there are more pictures of one child than the other.

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Holly’s Spider Spotter

Holly’s first grade class was given the assignment to create an invention which solves a problem.  Holly is terrified of spiders, so her idea was to invent something that alerts you if a spider is in the room.Here is her mock-up.  The box has an on/off switch.  The red dot is where the sensor would …

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Easter 2017

This year has been a much nicer Easter than last year.  Last year the girls were too sick to care.  This year the girls had a brand new house in which to search for eggs (at six AM!), which was fun.  Their baskets included bubbles, a small toy, a little plush bunny, a chocolate bunny, …

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Holly’s Mannequin Challenge

Holly must have discovered the “mannequin challenge” on Youtube.  That is where everyone freezes in action (like a mannequin) while being videoed.  She has been dying to give it a try.  We did our challenge around a game of Candyland during a visit from the grandparents.  (I forgot to remind everyone not to move their eyes, …

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Fourteen years!

Rob and I are both recovering from colds, so I went with our engagement picture rather than one of us with red noses, chapped lips and watery eyes.  So, fourteen years, two kids, three dogs and he still wants to hold my hand when we watch TV at night.  Life is good.  Happy anniversary to …

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