Can you tell it’s nearing the end of the school year? Today spring soccer skills class wrapped up their last session.
Archive for May, 2012
“It’s at The Little Gym.” Sam and her classmates put on the show that they’ve been practicing for about 2 months now. It was really good. But the song they did their group performance to is still stuck in my head.
I came home this evening to an enormous package on the porch. I figured it was a birthday present from someone. But what could be that big? And that heavy? I was really perplexed. This evening I opened it, since on my actual birthday I’ll be in West Virginia. And I was delighted to find […]
While I spent the day in bed suffering from an unexpected and unwelcome stomach virus, AC started taking pictures down from the walls.
Or was it today? Notice the year at the bottom.
Notice the donation hat. We may live in small town Virginia, but Sam works it like a city girl.
At least I think that’s what those grimaces meant.
It seems I have become a soccer Mom. But with a twist (thank heavens!) Sam’s coach has asked me to help out with his rather large group of kids during the Thursday skills class. So today I had a group of 7 kids and we played a couple of scrimmage games. Very fun. And apparently […]
AC and Sam are not, however, standing in front of it. This is the Attorney’s office where we spent the morning signing papers. Sam paid her dollar (in four quarters) and was given a receipt. And that was it. Pretty anti-climactic, especially because the sellers will not vacate the house until June 9. So we […]
His name is Buddy and he lives at the Virginia Wildlife Center.
Besides cinnamon bear pancakes this morning, my mother’s day presents included: a clothespin woman a clothespin man holding a French flag a tea cup made from a plastic apple sauce cup a pair of cardboard tube binoculars slippers made from cardboard and felt (the felt was a nice touch!) a goblet made from a plastic […]
We’ve moved seven times in the past ten years. There have been plenty of opportunities to purge belongings, especially books. And yet still I find books I’m holding onto for sentimental reasons. Like this copy of Anne Rice’s The Vampire Chronicles, given to me by a student at Penn State Altoona (I think). I’ve held […]