This past Saturday Bill and I took the kids to the Rhode Island National Guard Open House and Air Show. I've never been, and it's been a few years since Bill has gone. His nephew was going to be working there as well (he's a Load Master in the Air Guard) and we hoped to… Continue reading Wild Blue Yonder
A couple of Saturdays ago, Bill and I took the kids and some clam rakes and metal baskets and gloves and the kids' plastic gardening tools and my camera down to Galilee to dig clams. Bill had bought about four pounds of soft shell clams, or steamers, earlier, but in order to do the clambake we needed rockweed (a type of seaweed) and since we had to get that, we might as well dig for more steamers while we were there.
Alex's preschool graduation was today. Yes, I know - preschool graduation. What next? Newborns will be switching their tassles over from one side to the other right after the nurse weighs and measures them. Congratulations! You've graduated from the womb! But anyway. They had gratuation this morning, complete with little red borrowed caps and gowns. … Continue reading Kindergarten Here We Come
I was outside around 6 this morning while the kids watched "Stuart Little 3" and Bill slept. I love this time of day...I like the angle of the sun and the dew on everything. Here's a bit of what I saw out there... Now do you see the little pink reflection in the water… Continue reading Good Morning
One day last week Julia escaped from Bill at the midway point between getting undressed and getting dressed. We found her standing on the back of the couch in the living room, which is below the GREAT BIG WINDOW that faces the street. She stood there, unclad, leaning against the window, for all the world… Continue reading Oh Naturale…
My firstborn child, my son, my little man, my baby boy...he turned five yesterday. Five. We had a party for him on Saturday, with some of his friends and their parents and some relatives. Of course, it rained. Last summer we had a party for him and some of his friends and it rained then,… Continue reading Milestone
...and the corn is as high as... ...well, okay...not exactly...and not yet....