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 »
Back to “School” 2021~~~This year’s “school” year commences with lots of transitions leading up to today. Flo (and her roomie, Matt) moved back to College Park a few weeks ago, to start her senior year at UMD (though they came back yesterday for a laundry visit). 🙂 We got Joe settled in down in Virginia for a season of junior… 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!
Dad/Coach/Driver & The Sporty Boy ~~~ Darren and Joe heading off to the “Rink of Dreams” game in Hershey. Leave it to Joe to be heading to his hockey game with a basketball (and sneakers to replace the flip-flops)… just in case the opportunity to throw a few shots avails itself!