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Category Archives: Family
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Yesterday was the day we literally go out of our way to avoid the Black Friday madness, escaping town for a few hours. This is not because I’m anti-shopping, just that we want to enjoy small-town life in late fall. … Continue reading
Yesterday was Peter’s birthday party — 3 years old! Does this look like a happy boy or what? I cropped out his parents (so sorry!), but it’s a funny picture of all of them because I made them say “Babushka!” … Continue reading
Peter, his mother and Grandpa and I visited Brookfield Zoo a few weeks ago, during Boo at the Zoo! It was a bright but nippy day, as you can see! Not so bright today, I’m afraid — boo hoo!
Peter stayed with us Saturday night, so yesterday we took him to church. In the activity bag for kids was a clipboard with paper and a zippered case with colored pencils. During the sermon, he asked me to draw something, … Continue reading
As if there wasn’t enough excitement around here, last Friday our daughter-in-law announced that she would become a United States citizen at a ceremony … Monday! We’ve been waiting for this for as long as we’ve known her, and watched … Continue reading
I find embellishing my scrapbook layouts a real challenge when the subject is Peter. So often I’ve got a great picture (because I take so many!) that doesn’t need much more. Of course, using My Digital Studio means I can … Continue reading
We put the flag out for all sorts of occasions — national holidays, birthdays, visitors — and I always love the way it looks on the front of our house. For the next event, it will be hanging on the … Continue reading
I believe this was Peter’s first experience with sidewalk chalk. Yes, I did the writing and he did the embellishing. I forgot how messy chalk can be!