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Flashback Friday

Friday, January 4th, 2019

Sooooo, there’s a playoff game tomorrow.  The kids are going to school dressed for it. They’ve done this many times before – our team loyalty is well-documented. 2017: 2016: 2015: 2014: So….. GO HAWKS!!!



Trading Season

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Oh, baseball, you never fail to break hearts. The Mariners have been busy trading away some of their more well-known players – especially those well-known to the kids.  Both Tad and Rerun were deeply upset to hear that pitcher James Paxton has been traded.  Ane, who owns a Paxton jersey, actually yelled “SO MUCH FOR […]



Banquets and Letters

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

The swim team had their end-of-season banquet, and Ane learned that… she lettered!!! The senior team captains also gave her “The Butterfly” award because it’s her favorite stroke, plus she’s a social butterfly.  She also earned the academic recognition certificate (for maintaining a 3.5 GPA all season long), and her team voted her “Most Inspirational.” […]



Swim Season Is Done

Monday, November 5th, 2018

Despite posting their best time ever – and a personal best for Ane – in the medley at district finals, the season is officially over for Ane’s school swim team. We’ve learned a lot this year, and Ane has learned what traffic is like at 5 am.  She’s made new friends and I think she’s […]