We are three weeks away from our first footfalls in our attempt to thru-hike the A.T. The stress of this adventure is mounting, mainly due to gear selection. I am planning on carrying most of the gear needed by my nine year old, as well as my own gear. There is also the problem … Continue reading Appalachian National Scenic Trail
Most of the time, I cherish the moments I have with my kids as they come. Sometimes I wish that my children would grow up and enter a new phase of development. I have been eagerly awaiting the time when my eldest could go to sleep without her security routine. I have grown tired of … Continue reading she is growing up
Megan is at Camp Rince Ceol http://www.irishdancecamp.com/ . She has been looking forward to this since February. It is her first time at a camp and it is an away camp. I got to drop her off yesterday and will pick her up on Friday.What is the definition of voyeurism? ... Here is the dilemma: … Continue reading Camp never used to be this way: voyeurism
On July 14, 2012, Luke swam in a A-meet for the first time. The team has an in-house ranking system that is called the ladder board. He was fourth for 8&under boys breaststroke. There was less than a second that separated the top four boys. He needs to improve on his entry skills. There is … Continue reading NVSL
Lorelai can add coins. For years I have given one of my children my change from purchases and ask them to tell me the amount. If one gives the correct answer then, he/she gets to keep the money. Jame has finally given the correct answer without help from her sister or brother. On Friday, she … Continue reading Coins
Lorelai about to swim 25 meter backstroke in lane 4 and her brother in lane 3.This is her first swim meet and her first race. Lorelai is four years old. She finished with a time of 1:15:10. The whole pool cheered when she touched the wall. Beautiful. She also swam 25 meter freestyle. Lorelai has never … Continue reading
Father's Day was spent attending a ballet recital, fencing tournament, and the end of year picnic for Boy Scouts. Dad wanted to go to all of them. But the day started out like this... Happy Fathers Day.