Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Penny The Pine.

Good morning, it is Tuesday.

Looking at the pictures I have for today's blog I am wondering what happened to the boys last weekend.  I only have pictures of Lillie.  Hmm.  Friday night Preston goofed off and then had Conner spent the night.  He and Connor enjoy playing "scooter soccer"...yup, soccer on scooters.  Hansen wasn't home either because he went straight from school to an overnight with a friend as well.  In the morning both boys had soccer games.  Hansen scored a goal as their team won, Preston's team lost.  No pics.  After their games it was off to North Bend for a birthday party for one of Maren's aunts.  She is 70!  Lots of cousins and folks there.  The cousins were ones we usually don't get to see, and they are a bit older.  It was great to see them all.  I should have taken a picture of Lillie and Maddie.  Maddie is a teenager who looks just like Lillie will in a few years.  Everyone has always thought her older brother looks like Preston, but not quite so much anymore.  It was fun to catch up with everyone.

What pictures do I have?  Let's take a look:
 I taught art in Lillie's class on Friday.  We did a project using pointillism.  You know the project doesn't suck when the teacher takes the time to do it as well.  Lillie's teacher is sitting across from her in this photo.
 Check out this little tree.  Lillie brought it home from school.  It's name is Penny The Pine.  We planted it off to the side of the back yard in a weedy area (we have a few options that are off to the side that may be weedy).  I'm thinking Lillie expects to see Penny grow up to be a huge tree some day.  We shall see.
And shoe surgery.  Lillie's right heel as been hurting from all the fancy shoes she wears, so she has been only wearing her old worn out boots.  I took these flats and a pair of sneakers and did a bit of a repair.  Cut the top of the heel off and took the pressure off her foot.  As long as she doesn't run too fast, it is all good.

Last night Hansen won the long jump in his last regular season track meet of his elementary career.  If I'm not mistaken he just went undefeated for three straight years of track and field.  He doesn't have the speed to win the dash, but the kid can sure jump.

Today is the start of the MSP at my school and the little's school.  These tests are big deals, good luck kids!  When studying for these tests, my favorite technique for coming up with the correct answer is...THE POWER GUESS!  Just cracks me up.

See you tomorrow.

1 comment:

Ellen said...

Congrats to Hansen on his long jumping! If Penny the Pine does well, she'll definitely be big someday.