By mid-October, we were ready for Fall to feel like it was setting in, but the temperatures were still comfortable, so we continued to enjoy lots of outside time, pushing off the pumpkin spice vibes for a couple more weeks. HOMECHOOL HANGOUT We marked the middle of October by hanging out all afternoon for a teen homeschooling gathering in the… Read more »
Much to Celebrate~~~This weekend was mostly filled with work and household upkeep. But, interspersed was a small outdoor gathering at the UU church on Saturday, celebrating the upcoming Solstice and the newly federally recognized holiday, Juneteenth. Sunday was the usual busyness, but we managed to round everyone up for a few moments, just before sunset, for some impromptu “come as… Read more »
I took Joe down to the Frederick rink today to tryout for the Capital’s Youth Shoot-Out. I took a video for Darren, who was working overtime and couldn’t go. Joe didn’t qualify, but his positive attitude inspired me to make a little clip of some of the shots he did make!
Joe had his annual heart check-up today. They do an echocardiogram and just check things over. When he's a little older, they'll do a stress test. But, he's in great shape. Even though we knew that, it's always reassuring to get a good report. It reminds me of those scary days when he was an infant and we didn't know… Read more »
Darren and I met in French class, in 1988 at Kennebecasis Valley High School, in New Brunswick, Canada. I had just moved there with my parents when my Dad's job transferred him there. We dated from 1988 to 1993, when I left college in my second year, and had to return to the United States, since I could not work in… Read more »
Oops! Another whole season has drifted into the realm of memories now, and I've obviously neglected updating our family weblog here. The Summer is winding down, and we're already starting to schedule activities for the upcoming year and organizing ourselves for another adventurous year of homeschooling! We finished off the Spring season, celebrating our 18th anniversary at the end of… Read more »
Father's Day Pizza This month has proved to be a real challenge. For some reason, Joe is really acting up, and sibling rivalry between Flo and Joe is at its peak. We spent most of our time diverting Joe’s attention, and just trying to clean up the daily aftermath of having three kids. I was sick for a few days,… Read more »