in Lynchburg, VA. We did a pre-anniversary, pre-birthday bike ride because, thank heavens, cycling is okay for my injured foot (mostly). 16.5 miles today!
Archive for May, 2014
History Club had an architecture lesson on the Lawn at UVA today, including a scavenger hunt. We also found the garden where AC and I were married nearly 12 years ago, and Edgar Allan Poe’s room, preserved with period furniture, behind glass. After listening to the audio information at Poe’s room, Sam’s friend said, “Edgar […]
One of the (many) things that amused us during our two-year stint in Altoona, PA was the western Pennsylvanian habit of putting fries IN sandwiches or on TOP of salads. To the western PA palate, potatoes are not a side but a condiment. When Sam put a couple of slices of roasted potato on top […]
During which Sam ran outside to check on the rain barrel. Water was shooting furiously through the gutter and into the barrel. Success!
Juliana really enjoyed listening to Sammy read one of her old pop-up books.
Jean, Palmer and baby Juliana visit us from San Francisco!
Sam went canoeing with the Green Adventure Project today at Walnut Creek Lake. I think she’ll sleep well tonight.
AC’s soccer team Uno Mas won the championship game today! It was 3-3 and they played overtime and it was still tied. Uno Mas won in the penalty kicks. It’s a two-fer today, because before the game Sam had a piano recital. She played “Fur Ludwig,” a variation on Beethoven’s “Fur Elise.”
AC prepares to hang gutters on the shed for our new rainbarrel!
Five to go with the ankle brace. No running or recreational walking for me for SIX WEEKS 🙁 Soccer injury, so now I really am just a spectator soccer mom. But on the plus side, a surprise package of new shoes came in the mail today. Thanks, Mom!
First lettuce harvest of the season! The leaves looks like a tuft of hair to me.