Monday, January 23, 2017


22January2017 ~ Kerplunk can be serious 

Kerplunk, the object of the game is to pull the sticks out of the blue tower without dropping the balls. The player with the least amount of balls wins.  In a rare slower Sunday, {events were evenly spread...we only had Sunday school, soccer for Lexi, girl scouts and swim practice} the girls played Kerplunk.  L likes to play this game with Lexiloo because as L puts it, it doesn't require reading for Lexiloo.



The younger age group waiting for their relays to start.  L is the first blue suit on the left hand side of the photo.   

L waiting for the back stroke race to start.   The second photo is her heading to me knowing she had her personal best time in the stroke.  She was all smiles the moment she got out of the pool.

Swim meets are always fun when one of your best friends is on the team with you.

L during her freestyle relay race.

L usually does the free style and backstroke along with the freestyle relay.  Lately she has wanted to try the fly and breast stroke.  She swam the fly this past weekend, but was DQ'd (disqualified).  I am proud of her for wanting to try the strokes she usually doesn't swim in.

The photos are not great because I am trying to new lenses and technique.

Sunday, January 22, 2017


20January2017 ~ testing an old borrowed lens

Friday, January 20, 2017


19January2017 ~ Oompa Loompas

Dress rehearsal for the purple cast.  L's dress rehearsal is next week.   


18January2017 ~ Miss Independent

Most mornings she gets ready all by herself.  Her quote, "It's my almost 5 birthday."   L likes to remind me Lexillo's  1/2 birthday is coming up.  The girls think it's normal to celebrate 1/2 birthdays and birthday month.


17January2017 ~ Details

The first dress rehearsal was yesterday which meant there were a few late night finishing up the costumes for Willie Wonka. 

Tuesday, January 17, 2017


16Jan2017 ~ Soccer Life

L's team won the U9 US Youth Futsal Regional championship yesterday.  I think everyone was surprised since they seemed to be the under dog.   They were smaller, but they had heart.  These girls had never played as a team together, but they played as team.  A few of the girls had play together on their outdoor team, but never as a futsal team.    

The winning team.

The 1st and 2nd placed teams.  L's league team was split up to form two futsal teams.  L and her friend E, were on one team and the other team had three of the other players.

L and E

L's outdoor league team.  Three was on red and 2 was on black.  This photo was taken by one of the other moms.