Archive for the ‘Celebrating’ Category

oh deery me

Posted on October 26th, 2016 by mountain girl  |  12 Comments »

So I thought you might get a kick out of my latest antics–antler antics, to be exact. Zia has a costume party at school Friday, and I’ve been making costumes for the kids (pics to come). Then, all of a sudden, I got the urge to dress myself up–to David’s open-mouthed astonishment. I found this […]

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 […]

4 years old

Posted on July 30th, 2016 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

Happy birthday to our little Chub. It seems like you were just a baby, and suddenly you’re a big boy. You’re strong and fiery and independent, but you love to snuggle and kiss and give sloppy puppy licks when you’re really happy. You make us laugh more with each year of your sweet life, and […]

my birthday

Posted on July 12th, 2016 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

I had such a nice birthday, at home with my very own people. In the morning, I found a Papyrus card from David, handwritten with words that always make his cards the best presents ever. šŸ™‚ The kids had signed it, too, and Cash gave me all the juicy info about it last night. “Just […]

happy birthday, zia!

Posted on July 10th, 2016 by mountain girl  |  8 Comments »

Happy birthday to our baby girl–who somehow, someway, became a nine-year-old today. We went to White Fence Farm in Lakewood for lunch. They have a home-style restaurant, gift shops, a little petting farm with goats, a playground, and a stagnant brown pond that sports a sign with something about “natural flow water.” šŸ˜‰ The restaurant […]