Monthly Archives: September 2010

Six Years Ago

Today marks the anniversary of a very special day for our family.  Today is Ben’s Adoption Day (or as some folks like to call it, “Gotcha Day”).  It was six years ago that Shannon and I stood anxiously before a Russian judge and were granted the gift of a precious blond-headed, blue-eyed baby boy.  Of […]


My boys love some play-dough.  In fact, I recently purchased a 24-pack at a local bargain store for a steal.  Ben and Walt thought they’d won the lottery. This past Sunday the director of the two-year-old Sunday School class mentioned she’d like to have some play-dough for the kids to use next week.  Instantly, I […]

First Day of Preschool

Walt finally got to head back to school last Tuesday.  It was a long, long wait, especially since his big bro and big sis started the first week of August.  However, the wait was longer for me than for the little guy.  He  prefers to hang out at home, eating an abundance of popsicles and […]

Are You Ready For Some Football?

We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day on Saturday as MSU opened their season at home against Memphis.  Fall was definitely in the air, and football fans were out in full force. Kids were out in full force, as well.  There were plenty of bouncies, slides, face painting, and various activities to keep […]

Tales of Popsicles and Arctic Cats

A Day in the Life

So this is what we’ve been doing… Anna Katherine spends most of her free time either on the tennis courts or doing “homework” on her new gadget. Look closely.  See, Mom.  For real.  I’m doing Algebra.  No iChatting or playing on the Photo Booth.  Seriously, Mom.  I’m all business here. Our local school district was […]