First day of school!

Gracie and James had a great first week back at school.  Gracie loves First Grade and James is happy to be in 4K.  We’re looking forward to another great year!


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Carolinas Aviation Museum

DSCN2419 DSCN2430 DSCN2427 DSCN2425We went to the Carolinas Aviation Museum today. We enjoyed it.  The kids had fun sitting in some of the planes and seeing them up close.  They were most interested in the Miracle on the Hudson plane and that whole story.  Hopefully that wont backfire the next time we fly!  After the museum we met J for lunch.   Fun adventures in Charlotte!


Fun stuff

We’ve been having fun! Ice skating birthday parties, writing notes, scooting home from school and watching the chickens grow. Even Mona has been enjoying himself. Just one more month the kids will be out of school for the summer!

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Gracie’s Violin Recital: Long, Long Ago

I think this is Gracie’s 4th recital and she did an awesome job.  I did not do such an awesome job of taking video.  In my defense, I was also gently encouraging her brother to pay attention and I may have drifted a few times…Anyway, we are super proud of Gracie for practicing so hard and being brave enough to share her song on stage. And I am also super proud of James for sitting through over an hour of violin recital and not fussing or squirming (too much).  Can’t wait for the next performance.



Easter Fun

Easter Fun

I didn’t do a very good job of taking picture this Easter, but these capture the highlights. We dyed eggs, played with our new baby chicks, Fluffy, Rosie and Daisy, went to church and had a wonderful Easter lunch and … Continue reading