Author Archives: Erin

Katherine

Erin

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

I Spy . . . Farmer Sydney. Can you?

(our car is the small white rectangle in the bottom right corner, if that helps you with scale) Sydney discovered that the Google drones apparently caught him at work in the field earlier this spring.  It looks peaceful from so … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Singing Together

Earlier this week we joined a crowd at Asbury for a hymn sing.  Katherine has really gotten into music, both piano and voice, but this demanded more sight-reading than she’s had to do before.  Thankfully, a sizable portion of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Odd tastes

I slip Katherine a new book during Nathaniel’s nap time, and she reports back: “I like this one.  A lot.  She likes a lot of the same things I do.  Goats.” After I give her an astonished look, she adds: … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Waiting for the Bus

Erin

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

First Day of School

Katherine starts third grade and Nathaniel starts first grade.  They now ride the bus together and see each other in the hallway, which has made Nathaniel much more confident about starting at a new school. Erin

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Engineering with Grandpa Birdsong

Nathaniel likes to give jobs to adults.  Sydney and I tend to ignore most of those suggestions, but when Nathaniel asked my dad to build a crane, Dad did it!  I warned him that following through on that request would … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Kiddos in Iowa

My parents recently had the kids with them in Iowa for almost two weeks.  Given that they started out the visit with a trip to the local dairy farm, the kids should have not only loved being with them, but … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Gratuitous Pictures of Children and Produce

Glimpses of Sydney’s table at the market this morning: And of the kids’ fort-building adventures today: Erin

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

What do you think?

Recently, I was part of a little scene that is like one of several I’ve encountered this summer.  I was out walking, and greeted two elderly men I’ve seen out at the same hour.  After “Good morning,” one asked, “Does … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments