Company Round 2 Part 3: Yet More…

Date January 1, 2008

We had several episodes of rampant, gleeful chaos in the basement and family room. Suspiciously, these tended to start when Greg was the sole adult around, but you’ll just have to draw your own conclusions. That’s Benton’s hand in the lower right corner. Alana was thrilled to have another princess to play with. We could [...]

A Pink Princess Christmas

Date January 1, 2008

Our family room on Christmas morning was a festive medley of red and green…and pink! Not shown in the pictures below is the pink princess Big Wheel. And the Cinderella fleece blanket is not really done justice. And the fact that the book in the second picture is actually personalized for Alana (she and her [...]

Halloween 2007 – A Recap

Date October 31, 2007

Halloween has finally arrived and a fun time was had by all. Last night, Benton worked to cut out his Jack O’Lantern – a bat on top of a pumpkin. Carson was pretty concerned about getting his carved, so we made it happen this morning before school. His is a bat. Here is what they [...]

Back in Ohio…but Barely at Home

Date October 28, 2007

I flew back from Austin late Friday night. From the airport in Columbus, I called to check in, and Julie said she was feeling very, very ill. Luckily, the kids had already gone to bed, so she was able to bundle up and crawl into bed herself. By the time I got home at 11:30, [...]

The Princess Ninja Wand

Date October 16, 2007

Ah….today was the day Carson had been waiting for ALL week. Last week, he decided on a ninja costume for Halloween and it got ordered. Everyday, starting with the day we placed the order, he asked if the costume was here. When I told him it was not here, he asked me to tell him [...]

Princess underpants – What was I thinking?

Date October 6, 2007

[Editor's (Tim's) Note: Julie started the post below early this month and then never got a chance to edit/proofread/complete it. Operating under the belief that it's easier to ask for forgiveness than permission, I've taken an editing pass through the post and am going ahead and pushing it live.] You would think, that, by the [...]