Yearly Archives: 2009

sing a song

Our kids' school doesn't currently have a space where the entire school and parents could gather inside for a holiday performance. Fortunately our local Barnes and Noble steps in and allows us to have our all school sing the same day as our bookfair. Honestly, everyone wins. The sing is a bit more low key […]

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Happy Halloween 2009

Halloween this year sort of snuck up on us. Sure we went pumpkin picking a few weekends ago – but the squirrels and rot got to the pumpkins and we didn't replace and carve any this year. However, we knew that Ben wanted to be a ghost and Nora wanted to be all sorts of […]

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Whew….

What a weekend! My kids seriously had the most action packed weekend they have had in quite a while. While I was at a photo shoot Saturday morning Josh took the kids to the High Noon Saloon for a concert. They saw Gustafer Yellowgold and Nora both climbed up on a bar stool (where daddy […]

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altered plans

Everything this weekend worked out differently than we planned. Seriously, at every turn plans were altered or canceled. The kids were under the weather spending their nights coughing and days oscillating between seeming fine and exhausted and cranky. Sunday we were going to go to an orchard to grab some apples. I decided to make […]

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“madoes” and sunflowers

When you first move into a house you have a list of projects a mile long that will get done "right away". Then you realize that you have to unpack all the boxes and your kids want to wear clean clothes and eat food and you slowly start living life and some of the projects […]

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It’s too bad they are such sad children!

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First and second day of school

Today was the first dayboth kids were in school – the first day for returning kids was yesterday. Nora was very excited and Ben seemed thrilled to be taking his sister into his class. Here are some pictures from this morning Nora requested pigtails this morning (they were not in at hte end of the […]

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ben at five and a half

There are lots of people that do these kid surveys every year – if I were a more organized mom, I would do that. Instead, I happened to come across one on a blog today and decided that it would be a good quiet-time activity.  I copied it, took out the other kids answers, and […]

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Photo of the day: vacation friday

_MG_1272Originally uploaded by amyj’s pics Swimming in the pool has come a long way since the beginning of the week. Ben skills have ome a long way – diving for keys and generally being comfortable. Nora loves the pool and has really benefited from the zero depth pool. Josh and I have also enjoyed the […]

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Photo of the day: vacation thursday

IMG_0759Originally uploaded by amyj’s pics I didn’t take out “big black” (my big workhorse camera that I shoot with for work and pleasure) at all today. In fact I didn’t take any photos until Josh and I were at the elevator waiting to go out for dinner without the kids. “Little silver” took one of […]

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