Molly’s First Quotoshop!

Molly and I have been doing a lot of art stuff together lately.  Of course the boys don’t seem to deem anything “art” unless it is the drawing or painting of a real person or something in nature (ie. an animal or some majestic mountain scene).  We’ve landed more on different types of art such…

American Girl vs. All American Boys

Molly has her golden birthday this year–she will be 8 years old on April 8th.  For several months we have been talking about having a special birthday party for her.  After our trip to the American Girl Place in Chicago while we were there for Mom’s birthday, we knew that Molly would love to visit…

Fun ‘n Games Until Someone Drowns

It is a real treat for us to go over to some of our friends and go swimming in their in ground pool.  It is a beautiful setting with a nice patio and pool side tables.  The kids were pretty fearful last year when we went over their.  Molly was the only one who really…

Molly’s Kindergarten Graduation

Last Thursday evening, we all went to Molly’s kindergarten graduation.  Just a side note . . . what is the point?  Having a graduation for so many classes seems to minimalize the really important graduations.  I remember by the time I graduated from college and seminary, my excitement about graduation had decreased significantly.  I have…

Molly’s An Artist

  Molly has always enjoyed writing on paper.  I recall before we moved to Wisconsin in 2003 (Molly was still 1) she was already constantly writing on any paper she could find.  I recall, it seemed that the rule was, if there was a line or any writing on the piece she needed a new…