Every week at Sam’s soccer practice I am amused by the contrast of the field: american footballers (all boys) on one side and european footballers (all girls) on the other. And that’s a pitcher’s mound in the center of the shot. The girls end up having to play soccer on the baseball field :-/
The raspberries are finally ripening!
French Club played card games today.
And at the top of the driveway where I will hopefully not back the car into it. Still looking for a buyer. We had one a couple of months ago but the deal fell through when we failed to get the pool table out of the basement. Now it’s out of the basement (thanks to AC’s ingenuity) but so far no one (including our original buyer) is interested. Maybe we can make outdoor billiards a new craze?
Sam played two soccer games today and I cheered myself hoarse.
Can’t wait till they ripen!
from Aunt Skip. But apparently she doesn’t like wearing her glasses… rather like someone else we know
Sam takes a throw-in in the Red v. Orange game.
Sam and Benjamin were companionably swinging on the hammock until I whipped my phone out to snap a photo.
We did Beowulf in our monthly history club meeting today. Thanks to Nathalie for sharing this photo with me!
We rode the bus to the Paramount Theater downtown to catch Visible Fiction’s excellent “The Adventures of Robin Hood.” I was too engaged by the show and the beautiful day to take any other pictures.
Sam’s birthday party included a banana decoding activity and a mission that pitted the kids against the Evil Orangutan (AC) who barred their access to the treasure hidden deep in the jungle (a piñata). The kids were eventually successful, and the orangutan shared both his treasure and his feast of cupcakes.
Good party. Happy kid. Tired parents/orangutans
And Sam’s having a jungle-themed birthday party tomorrow, so I thought, “Why not?” And then we devised a way to make the bananas into a game. Because I can’t just leave well enough alone…