Sam and three of her (MANY) second cousins on my side of the family. She had a ball running around with Eddie, Caleb and Keegan, even in the rain. Some other scenes from a rainy Easter… For the first time we joined in the annual family Easter whiffle ball game at my aunt’s. Granddaddy is […]
Archive for March, 2013
of dead tree limbs, that is.
It’s been many, many years since I last dyed Easter eggs in this kitchen. Today it was Sam’s turn!
The girls’ team is ready for the soccer relay.
Or it might have been another spell (from Harry Potter). Luckily neither my camera nor my wand flew out of my hands.
And a bonus picture… one of the zanier things we’ve done this year: snow soccer!
Our next-door neighbors got Italian bees today–(I want to pronounce it “Eye-talian.”) The buzzing is oddly calming.
I put Benjamin and Sam to work making scrambled eggs for dinner.
In honor of the first day of spring, Sam wrote this poem. You didn’t know that the birds around here said, “Lalala,” did you?
It was kite-flying day at our weekly homeschooler park meet-up! If this whole computer science-technologist thing doesn’t pan out, AC just might have a career as a kite entertainer. Apparently some of the kids were shouting out letters for him to form, and also invoking various wind gods to keep the winds brisk and favorable.
Yes, on Saint Patrick’s day we went to see a rendition of the English bard’s Julius Caesar at the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton. (Yes, my Irish forebears would not be pleased with me). The production surpassed my expectations. It was not the transcendent experience that was Macbeth at the Globe theater in London in […]
Made St. Patrick’s Day style from a book Sam had out of the library: Tea Cakes for Tosh by Kelly Starling.
Except for favorite color, which is blue now, apparently.