Creativity Abounds at the Wilsons’…

Date February 15, 2009

First, there is the Valentine’s Day tradition of the intra-class valentine exchange. Benton’s class had a contest when it came to the creation of their valentine boxes. Benton conceived and executed a military-themed box, which received an honorable mention in the all-around category: Meanwhile, Julie is introducing the neighborhood to the art of cake decorating that she […]

An Eventful Weekend

Date March 17, 2008

Saturday: Start with the Glacier Ridge Elementary Spring Meltdown (read: many kids, running wild, throughout the school). Carson was pretty hooked on the inflatable bouncer/slide/caterpillar/Velcro wall set up in the gym:  And there was face painting. Shocker: Carson went for the camouflage and Alana went for the butterfly. That was followed up by a birthday party…at Pump […]

A Camouflage Christmas Runs Late into the Night

Date January 1, 2008

Benton and Carson both got full camouflage fleece ensembles — pants, sweatshirts, and gloves. I think they’ve taken them off once or twice since Christmas day. Julie decreed that we go on a Christmas afternoon death march. The picture below was the most positive that the three kids were about the outing…and this was before […]