Currently thankful for.... Four perfectly working engines, two structurally sounds wings, and a trustworthy flight crew Two enthusiastic chaperones and a lot of families who worked all year to send this group of kids off on a grand adventure A daughter who's willing to venture a few thousand miles out of her comfort zone Digital… Continue reading Bon voyage!
[Ed note: Today's post is written by Hyla, another favorite guest blogger.] Vermont is such a beautiful place, and it’s small enough that I feel comfortable, but big enough and unpopulated enough that I can feel uncramped. My family only owns two acres of land, but we live in a 200-year-old house with ancient beams… Continue reading Where I come from
It was long overdue, but none of us were ready for it earlier. So, into the basement and closets it all went: the treasures, the flotsam and jetsam of H's childhood. Until this week, when M pulled all the boxes into the living room and began to sort. Decks of cards (some still wrapped in… Continue reading Tick tock
Second semester's here and you know what that means, right? You guessed it: rehearsals for the annual high school musical have begun! This year's production is "Drood" (or "The Mystery of Edwin Drood"), based on the unfinished Dickens novel. It's written by Rupert Holmes. Yes, THAT Rupert Holmes. Fortunately, this production doesn't include any references… Continue reading Ta-ray- ta-rah! Boom!
I don't know who had the initial idea, H or M: Let's hold a Harrathon, and play all 8 Harry Potter movies back to back over the course of a weekend. So we did. H invited her HP-loving friends, M and I moved the furniture, H and I went grocery shopping, we mixed up a… Continue reading Pause, rewind, replay
H learned yesterday that she got the part she really wanted in this spring's school musical, The Drowsy Chaperone. Introducing....Trix the Aviatrix! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_LWJIiCigI (We'll see you all in May in Thetford for the production, yes?)
Almost every week, this photo project puts a song in my head. This week's song is one that parents with children of a certain age will remember from the movie "Ice Age," which we watched approximately seven billion times when H was small. And which we all loved. And laughed at, especially when Scrat got… Continue reading 52 Photos ~ On my way