Archive for the ‘Caleb’ Category

first day of school

Posted on August 16th, 2016 by mountain girl  |  12 Comments »

It all begins again today–this time (third grade!) with a new teacher, and as always, a few new classmates. Montessori combines grades, so a little band of 1st graders joins the classroom’s higher grades each year. And this year Zia will go and come home by herself each day. Caleb is still in Germany, but […]

finishing may

Posted on May 27th, 2016 by mountain girl  |  7 Comments »

Our May has been a beauty and a beast. The weather has gone from snow to practically summer (70 degrees for a couple of days!) and back to snow, sleet, and rain. And cold–brrr. Today we have a fire in the stove to offset the lovely white flakes that came floating down this morning. I […]

sweet sixteen

Posted on May 10th, 2016 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

He’ll hate me for that title, I know–but happy sixteenth birthday to our Caleb today! He’s a music fan (obviously), and for his birthday he picked out a new guitar case to fly with him to Germany this summer. It’s still on the way, but we celebrated his birthday with root beer floats after dinner. […]

winter arts festival/tommyknockers

Posted on December 4th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

Yesterday we attending the schoolkids’ annual Tommyknockers celebration.  The kids decorate the town tree with handmade ornaments, then walk to the opera house and listen to a storyteller.  On the way out the “Clauses” hand out goody bags. Cash got one, too, and was beaming from ear to ear until he opened it (he thought […]

fall fun, new art, and a visit from “the dentist”

Posted on October 19th, 2015 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

Zia had her friend Lola over for a sleepover, followed by a visit to Cottonwood Farms in Boulder for a hayride, mazes, and a petting zoo.  A funny story: I was driving them home when we first picked up Lola, and yippee! there in the middle of the road was a big metal clamp, perfect for […]