I caught a bad cold so I don’t have a lot of recall about what our family has been up to this week. Three out of five mornings I was back in bed by 10:00 a.m. feeling like my head was about to explode. So, basically that’s all I remember. I know Emmie went to… Continue reading When the best day of the week was a Monday
Both Jake and Emmie went to VBS this week at Greenridge Baptist. They had the best time. Jake’s VBS was for middle schoolers and it was a separate program with lots of crazy games, relays, water, shaving cream, and other fun stuff. Emmie went in the morning and Jake went in the afternoon. That meant… Continue reading VBS Week and a Hit and Run
Last week the kids were at FCA Power Camp. This was Emmie’s first year (she did cheerleading) and Jake’s third year (he was on the sports media team). Each camper decides on a sport or activity that they want to do all week. They offer all kinds of sports. If I went to Power Camp… Continue reading Give me an F! Give me a C! Give me an A!
Every 7 years our church generously gives each pastor a sabbatical in addition to vacation time. Mike is taking this last week in June and most of July off for some R&R, and we are grateful for that. We don’t have major plans since the kids and I are still pretty busy with camps and… Continue reading Reading or Water Balloons? Is there any Question?
As soon as softball season was coming to an end, so was another school year. Jake finished 7th grade, and Emmie completed 2nd grade. We had an easy last day of school and the weather was beautiful. I suggested we go outside and take some pictures (no surprise there). I was already feeling all the… Continue reading Softball, Saddles, and Summer
Originally posted on Sincerely Anna:
Dear Jake, It feels like yesterday that I looked at your cute little dimpled forehead for the first time. Gosh, I loved your dimply forehead. And wasn’t it just five hours ago that you were in kindergarten? It couldn’t have been five YEARS ago, right? It just doesn’t seem possible…
Jake is in a theater troupe for homeschoolers, and their production of Tale of Beauty and the Beast was last weekend. After auditions, he lacked some enthusiasm for the role he was assigned. He was going to play the part of the chair, which didn’t exactly sound exciting. But his attitude was awesome, and he… Continue reading Three Cheers for the Chair