Monthly Archives: December 2011

Homework Project

Over the Christmas break, Kate’s teacher assigned this project to the class – build a snowman. That’s it. At some time over the two-week break, go outside, make a snowman, and take a picture of it. Easier said than done. … Continue reading

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So This Is Christmas

We’ve been back home five days now, and although it was wonderful to visit family in Texas, the old adage is true – there’s no place like home. We returned to a truck full of snow at the airport – … Continue reading

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Traveling to Texas

It’s been awhile since my family and I have traveled – a year, in fact. So we were due some adventure. We weren’t disappointed. Last Thursday we left for Texas, to visit Mark’s family and my brother and his family. … Continue reading

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A Violin Concert, A Blizzard, and NO SCHOOL

It has been an eventful couple of days. Saturday afternoon was Kate’s Christmas recital, where she and other violin students performed Christmas carols and six versions of “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” (aka the Suzuki method of violin teaching). It was … Continue reading

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Fifteenth Birthday

I have a fifteen-year-old now, and he’s quite the young man if I do say so myself. Kyle would not be happy if I posted pictures of him, and probably wouldn’t like it if he knew I was writing a … Continue reading

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Christmas Trees, Inside and Out

Many people in Anchorage put up some sort of outside lights for Christmas and leave them up all winter long. Because the sun rises so late (around 9:30 am right now) and it gets dark so early, the lights add … Continue reading

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