That’s the Hiram M. Chittenden locks, where we also saw salmon swimming up a fish ladder to spawn and die.
Archive for September, 2012
Sam lost her third tooth while we were sitting at Charlottesville airport, our flight delayed. Tooth fairy will need to find her in Seattle tonight! (Unless our flight is delayed for much longer…)
Our local homeschool group has a weekly park meet-up on Tuesdays. Today we went to Pen Park. Behind the playground is a forested area with a bit of a clearing. The kids were thrilled to discover a stick hut there. They happily played until some older boys kicked them out, claiming a stronger tie to […]
Happy Birthday to Susie!
Potential album cover? and the Pumpkin Gals.
Shrimp and scallops over spinach-stuffed ravioli is my new favorite meal.
During one of her more active periods during a mostly feverish day, Sam asked me for a photograph of an animal that she could copy. I dug up this old one of kitten Camus from the mid-90s. I think Sam definitely captured something of him, but he does look a little forlorn– perhaps the artist […]
Busy day. Here’s some Poppy Glow.
Sam tries out a bigger bike at Blue Wheel Bicycle. I can’t believe that it’s been two years already since she rode her first two-wheeler on the promenade in Brighton.
Sam and one of her friends attended a Roald Dahl event at the library today to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the publication of The BFG. The girls loved the crafts and the activities but were as perplexed as I was that the first thing they received when they walked into the activity room was… […]
Sam with her best friend’s big sis.
This time with friends.