It’s Fun to Play at the YMCA

We joined the YMCA today. Now we can swim, play basketball and all other sorts of sports, and exercise. Will we actually do these things? Only time will tell. I took the boys up there to shoot some basketball, but the gym was being used for volleyball. So instead of basketball, we went for Sonic Sundaes.

Summer, the end…

Well, summer has come to a close.  I’ve got one boy that is thrilled that school is starting and one that would like summer to keep going!  They went and met their teachers last week.  I really wanted pictures by their classrooms, but I totally forgot!  They are excited about their teachers and I think it’s going to be a …

Summer, month two…

Summer is dragging to a close in these parts.  It’s been a fun one.  The boys have become professional relaxers, but are ready for the routine that school brings.  We’ve done lots,but not everything from our Summer Vacation Chart. The boys were itching to do the Mentos experiment with Diet Pepsi.  Sometimes {most times} it’s the little things! Favorites of week …

Summer, month one…

We have been taking full advantage of summer this year. The kids are even sleeping in to 8:00, which is a big deal around here. I’ve starting inching up their bedtimes, though, so that the start of school won’t be quite so traumatic. Is that even possible? We’ve gone back to our old faithful Summer Chart this year. The boys …

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Daniel at 10…

Daniel is a whole decade now! It’s hard for me to believe, of course. He’s such a sweet, friendly boy and here are some of his favorites at 10: Color: black TV show: Duck Dynasty Place: Disney World– he is ours for sure! Food: Creamy Italian Chicken Drink: lemonade Restaurant: El Paso Part of school: P.E. Book: Star Wars the …