Grace turns thirteen tomorrow. 13. Thirteen is supposed to be the start of teenager-dom. It’s supposed to be about navigating friendships, big emotions, limits, learning, taking steps toward independence. We should be a year away from teaching her to drive. For us though 13 will be very much like 12, 11, 10 and the years … Continue reading Grace turns thirteen tomorrow. 13.
Well, we are into 2019 and we haven’t yet written our summary of 2018. December flew by in a blur of Graham’s birthday, taekwondo, work, cub scouts, church, holidays and school. Our Christmas tree is still up for a few more days so I figure I’m good to write this. 2018 was the year: We … Continue reading 2018 Year in Review
15 years ago this month Kevin and I went on our first date at Living History Farms. 14 years ago tomorrow we were married there. We were so young but felt a little old at the time to just be getting married…sigh. I see our wedding picture every day and I almost don’t recognize us. … Continue reading I do
Grace and Kevin entered the empty waiting bus for the State Fair first. Graham and I followed. The bus driver had everyone else wait while he and Kevin made sure Grace was all fastened down for the ride. Graham chose seats for he and I. He chose the bench right by the accordion on the … Continue reading Our state fair is a great state fair
Summer has officially begun. Grace and Graham were done with school last Wednesday. I’ve unpacked a lot of the school stuff. Communication book, drumsticks, catheters, formula, diapers and unused pencils for Grace. For Graham a video showing kindergarten highlights, and so much of evidence of all he learned over the last year. We puzzled through … Continue reading School’s out for summer