Our neighbor said she hadn’t seen us outside much in the past couple of weeks. I think she’s gotten used to us working out front at all hours. I explained that we were off plowing up a three-acre plot of land that Sydney is using to start a farm operation, and she looked surprised. So, this is what we’ve been doing:
Sydney plows, occasionally has me spell him, and has me digging out rocks. Meanwhile, the kids have a nice shady spot and a picnic blanket on which they color, read, and play with magnetic sand.
Katherine is headed into second grade halfway between baby teeth and adult teeth:
And Nathaniel, who giggled deliriously when I asked him to look into the sun, has lost his first tooth just before kindergarten: