Category Archives: family

Milestones in the Past Month!

Milestones in the Past Month!

Today is the last day of school for Logan, hooray! This year was a tough one for Logan (and his parents). It’s done, and he’s learned a lot from everything. Here’s hoping that a month of R&R followed by a month of awesome learning about all the ins and outs of filmmaking at the CSSSA will… Continue Reading

Logan is 16!

Logan is 16!

How can it be that my baby is 16 years old???? Life has a way of speeding by, doesn’t it? The highlights of Logan’s birthday celebration were: I made him profiteroles (which are basically big cream puffs that are filled with ice cream and topped with a sauce of some kind) and they were a big… Continue Reading

2 Reasons to Celebrate!

2 Reasons to Celebrate!

While I’ve been struggling with a wicked cold and teaching the first week of May Term, my boys have both had a reason to celebrate! First off, Logan, who is a sophomore in high school, got into the California State Summer School for the Arts! Specifically, the film program. He and we are so excited… Continue Reading

A Quick Break for Liam

A Quick Break for Liam

We got to hang out with Liam last week! Vanderbuilt’s Spring Break was last week and unlike last year when he and the rest of the trombone studio did a concert tour to Virginia and then performed at the American  Trombone Workshop, he got to come home instead! He got to spend a week decompressing….and… Continue Reading

Some Things to Cheer About!

Some Things to Cheer About!

We’ve had some good things happening with the boys lately, and I love to share things like this occasionally! First off, Logan won second place at a speech and debate tournament a couple of weeks ago for his Expository Speech on Thomas Edison. He prefers the photo on the right, I the one on the… Continue Reading

Happy New Year!!!

Happy New Year!!!

Well, another week has flown by! We’ve all been sleeping late, cooking, eating, and watching movies. Hubby’s replacing shocks, struts and bearings on our old Aztek, and I’ve been finishing up making Christmas presents. Here’s some fun pix from our Christmas morning: I’ve found a cool program called “Blog Stomp” that makes collages like this… Continue Reading

Ryan and Kaitlin Got Married!

Ryan and Kaitlin Got Married!

My whirlwind trip to Massachusetts for my nephews wedding was a lot of fun! I got in Saturday morning at 1 AM, and I enjoyed the autumn foliage in my Mom and Step Dad’s backyard: Beautiful! Unfortunately, a temperature drop the night before caused a LOT of leaves to drop and to continue to drop… Continue Reading