Archive for January, 2012
Despite my better judgment we went trail biking on Saturday after riding the Rivanna Trail to Darden Towe park. In truth, I was outvoted. After watching her father barrel down a muddy slope into the woods, Sam turned me to and said, “I want to go explore with Daddy.” I followed along, curious to see […]
at 6 1/4 years old.
I wanted to post a picture of the back of Sam’s skirt after her long play with friends at the park today, but she didn’t want anyone else to see it. Suffice to say that after the recent ice, snow and rain, today’s weather featured mud.
Sam and Lydia learned to play Loto today, aka French bingo.
We are fully immersed in Ancient Greece these days and today Sam staged Bearlandic Olympic games for her bears. Molly Bear, ever the favorite, won the olive wreath after competing in Sam’s version of the pentathlon: foot race, high jump, discus throw, ski slide down the ladder back chair, and trampoline. I suspect that the […]
To celebrate his birthday, Pop-Pop wanted to visit the Smithsonian American History Museum and put his hand on the locomotive that his grandfather, Charles Field Capehart, helped build. So we took the train to Washington, DC and walked over to the National Mall. This was Sam’s first trip to DC and in addition to the […]
Benjamin and Sam, and several other children at the park, spent hours building this hut. And knocking it down. And building it, and… you get the idea.