Archive for April, 2010

Lauren’s Science Fair Project

Saturday, April 24th, 2010

We did Lauren’s science fair project today. She came up with the idea based upon a booth we saw at the Adventure Science Center a couple weeks ago. It went really well. She was really into following careful steps, making measurements and writing them down. We even put it all on the poster board today (the instructions said it had to be typed, so I helped her with all the computer stuff). It was really a fun project.

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First Communion

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

Jake and Beth had their first communion today. For those keeping score, Jake took the bread first, but somehow Beth got to do the wine before him, so it was all even. There were no photos allowed during the mass (not that the rules influenced half the people there), but here are a few I took after it was over:

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Lauren, Dixie and Abby

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Lauren got an organizer with a picture frame in it and wanted a picture of her with Dixie and Abby. She had trouble keeping the dogs still for the picture, but here’s the best one we got:

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We then went through some older pictures and got together four pictures that she really liked (for her four frames):

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Beth also had a need for some pictures (to go in small frames around a mirror she got). Here are the three we did together:

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Easter Feast

Sunday, April 4th, 2010

We didn’t get a lot of pictures, but we had a huge home-made feast for dinner tonight, including Honey Baked Ham, corn, fruit salad, green beans in mushroom sauce, home made biscuits, a vegetable tray, homemade cookies and cupcakes.

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Easter Morning

Sunday, April 4th, 2010

Easter morning brought lots of hidden eggs and baby-duck shaped pancakes.

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Jane Goodall’s Birthday

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

Like most families, I assume, we celebrated the birthday of Jane Goodall tonight. Beth is a very big fan of hers.

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Pool Open

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

We never actually closed the pool for winter. Today was the first day of 2010 that anyone actually went in it.

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Scooters

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

The Easter Bunny apparently brought scooters (and a meat-filled feast) on Good Friday. Tonight we went out and played on the scooters and went for a very long walk, which was a lot of fun.

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