Archive for April, 2013

30 April 2013 Virginia Bluebells

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

At the James Madison University Arboretum.

29 April 2013 Huddle

Monday, April 29th, 2013

28 April 2013 Sunday Morning

Sunday, April 28th, 2013

27 April 2013 City Market

Saturday, April 27th, 2013

26 April 2013 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Fluvanna Co. Courthouse

Friday, April 26th, 2013

We went to renew Sam’s passport and AC got put in the stockade.

25 April 2013 Anansi Crafts

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Story of the World Club met today to talk about Ancient Africa, listen to a tale of Anansi the spider, and get some crafting on. The kids made paper bead necklaces, dry bean tambourines, and egg carton spiders.

24 April 2013 Cherry Blossoms in the Wind

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

23 April 2013 Mint Springs

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

22 April 2013 A Beautiful Day

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

to be outside with the man.

21 April 2013 Team Uno

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

20 April 2013 Photo Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Today Sam and I participated in a photo scavenger hunt organized by PhoozL, a local start-up that AC is involved with. We had 12 clues or prompts for photos in and around Cville’s downtown mall. The clue for this photo was, “Three Presidents.”

19 April 2013 Cherry Blossoms

Friday, April 19th, 2013

18 April 2013 One of Those Days

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

On my way out the door I dropped a set of keys in the toaster. Many, many minutes later they emerged in a shower of crumbs.

17 April 2013 Happy Birthday, AC!

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

16 April 2013 Requiem for a Robin’s Egg

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Sam and Susie were devastated to find two broken robin’s eggs on the ground behind a bush. The bird embryos had not survived the fall. We buried the eggs, and the girls decorated the gravesite with flowers and stones that said RIP. Then they sang a rousing French song and danced around the grave. I […]

15 April 2013 The Cleaning Service Hard At Work

Monday, April 15th, 2013

The Sam and Susie cleaning service got their first non-familial customer today–hired by neighbors to wash two of their outdoor chairs.

14 April 2013 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Sunday, April 14th, 2013

AC had to work on Sunday and he invited Sam and me along to tour the outdoor facilities at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, where we ran into this unlucky fellow.

13 April 2013 Stella

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

New addition to the front yard–a Stella Cherry tree! We’re excited about edible landscaping.

12 April 2013 Dogwood

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

11 April 2013 Math is Better Outside

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

and in the company of a cat.