We drove an hour north to visit a Sunflower field. There was also a big bouncy thing.
For Keith’s 40th birthday, we decided to get away to someplace he’s never been : New York City. See the city, eat at some great places and no kids! Grand”maw” Joan flew down from St. Louis on Wednesday night to watch the kids, and we had an easy morning Thursday getting ready to head to the airport. Our day was […]
On Saturday, we went to the Houston Humane Society and looked at all the dogs. There were lots of too loud, too hyper and jumpy dogs, but the chihuahua mix wing seemed to be much calmer. We looked at a minitiature pinscher and chihuahua mix, named Roscoe, but he was a little too much for us. Ella and Keith went […]
Evan picked BeniHana for dinner, even though it really doesn’t seem like they like it very much. Ella downed an entire order of Edamame and they both had ice cream. After dinner, we opened presents. Evan has previously not been a great present opener. He likes to get one open and then play with […]
Evan played for the Marlins for his first t-ball season. His season was cut short by his broken arm, but he enjoyed the part he did get to play. Warming up Catching some grounders with his teammates Nose, toes and throws Nice catch Making contact Good hit Don’t they have dog piles in baseball? Outfielder is a bit boring Everything […]
Evan’s first grade went to the Houston Arboretum this year. A very unusual enclave of wilderness in the middle of the city. Kids (Evan in the foreground) playing in the water Snake on a lily pad Nature trail Water snake Our guide A skink (snake-like with legs) What a bizarre place. Lots of snakes and other wildlife. Lots of poison […]
We planned on going to Disney World on Jill’s birthday to run the half marathon and we thought we would go without kids. But its really really hard to go to Disney and not bring the kids, so we asked Grandma to come along with us and help with the kids, especially while we were running. It ended up being […]