Archive for June, 2011

Flashback Friday

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Because Ressis complained that her kids didn’t make the cut last week… Here is a picture of Ane and Little Cousin, when Little Cousin was truly little. This was a previously scanned film photo, taken BDE (before the digital era).  Here, Little Cousin gets a gift from Gichan – her very first NASCAR car.  Her […]

Another New Skill?

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

Either Rerun is a gifted mimic, or he’s taking the library’s summer reading program to heart, too. He is really getting into his bedtime story routine, and only at the end of the book does he try to grab it out of my hands.  He wants to read it for himself – he doesn’t attempt […]

Here Climbs Trouble

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Just in time for the end of the school year, Rerun decides to acquire a new skill sure to annoy his brother and sister. Up… And up… And ON. Yes, he is learning to climb on furniture/laundry baskets/stairs.  Which resulted in a bitten, bleeding lip and shiner on his cheekbone last night when he tried […]

Last Days

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Today is Tad’s last day of kindergarten.  Tomorrow will Ane’s last day of first grade. I’m actually quite ready for Ane to move on.  Tad… not so much.  I visited a CLC first/second grade classroom yesterday with one of the vice-principals at Tad’s school, and was pleased with the skill set that they are promoting […]