Summer Fun

Well, school is officially out for the year, and already the kids are bored. No – I’m exaggerating. But it has been an abrupt shift from readings and lectures to long expanses of free time. In an attempt to keep the days from devolving…

Chickens Don’t Like Bubbles

The turkeys are back. We heard them before they saw them this past week. They were gobbling through the woods just behind our house. Moments later, they appeared in the neighbor’s backyard. Ginger took Mabel over to the fence so she could see them. Mabel thought…

Crazy Gourds, Fair Isle Socks, and a Blue Egg

Fun things we’ve seen around town this week: This bird statue. We saw this outside the vet’s office (where we were getting a booster for Kipper’s Lyme vaccine). And these pumpkins. These were outside the pet and garden store we frequent. Back on the…

The Week in Review

The weather was beautiful this past week. To take advantage of it, we spent as much time as possible outside. On Wednesday, we hit Forest Park in Springfield – a perfect place to practice with the Prisma App. Even ho-hum photos of tree roots…

Forest Park

The girls are growing up. I took them to Forest Park today and nobody wanted to play on the playground. It was shocking. I’m trying not to feel too sad about it. The girls would, however, play on the trees. Forest Park has lots of wonderful old…