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Art of the Week – Still Life, Again

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Doing a good still life painting is a skill.  Tad’s new teacher, Teacher M, is absolutely amazing at still life (some of her pieces are up at the studio) and it was the first major “project” the class was going to do. Each kid assembled a little collection of toys, fruit, animal figures, or other […]



Homecoming 2018

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Oh, how did she grow up to be old enough to go to homecoming??? Ane went to the game on Friday (a little late – she has a regular babysitting gig on Friday evenings and money > high school football game), and she was all decked out for it. She actually bought a set of […]



Flashback Friday

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Ane has been working very hard, and enjoying swim team this year.  It reminds me of when she was just a tiny little thing who loved playing in water. Those pictures are from July 2007, when she was only 3 and a half, and Ane, Tad, and I were visiting the Major and Q-Bee (and […]



Please Just Go To Sleep

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

What does it take to get the boys to actually fall asleep around here??? Even Rerun, who takes melatonin to fall asleep, is having issues doing so. Maybe it’s because the daylight hours are ending sooner, and they just want to keep pushing bedtime off?  Maybe it’s because bedtime has also been doubling as “rock […]