Tag Archives: Rosebud

Videography homework

What does a mama do when her teenager asks for help at 10 PM with a video project that’s due in a couple hours? Does she shuck her pjs and bathrobe in favor of more publicly acceptable garb? No! She … Continue reading

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Budding Photographer

Rosebud signed up for photography and videography classes this spring at the high school.  She was really looking forward to having a couple of ‘fun’ classes that were classroom format, versus her usual homeschooling. Then, of course, the lockdown happened and … Continue reading

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Homeschool Wars – the After Action Report

As promised – here is the postmortem from last week’s battle royal over the resumption of schooling. There’s nothing like a good solid motivator to get kids to buckle down and get to work. I must confess myself amazed at my … Continue reading

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Snow!

Natter and Rosebud were SO happy to see snow on the way to Thanksgiving.  They packed their snow gear in a bin in the back of the van in hopes that there would be a reason to use it in … Continue reading

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Girls’ Afternoon Out

Rosebud and I have a new tradition, if doing something twice makes it a tradition. Every onceinawhile, we take a Girls Afternoon and go do some window shopping, buy some Nutritionally Irresponsible treats, and generally hang out. The piece de … Continue reading

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Party at the nursery

We took the troops – plus an extra – to McAuliffe’s Nursery in Snohomish for their annual Customer Appreciation Day. Much fun was had at the pumpkin decorating table. The Moose: “What are you doing, and how can I copy … Continue reading

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Birthday Girl

It gets harder every year to blow all those out.  How is it that she got so big so fast?? I cheated this year – I let her pick out her cake rather than make one.  Costco cheesecake – so … Continue reading

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Lunch at the park

Our dear friends Pete and Michelle met us at the park for lunch after church. They brought us lunch and toys… the kids had so much fun. “Here y’go, buddy – it’s a flyer.” Hey – six feet!  Not bad… … Continue reading

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Our daughter is baptized!

For her birthday, Rosebud wanted a trip to her uncle’s house.  She wanted to milk the goats and study the Bible with him.  (He’s a preacher.) On Sunday morning, after his sermon, she went forward and was baptized! Some comedic … Continue reading

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Go-Karting

My brother came up and took Natter and Rosebud karting.  They now believe that he is the coolest uncle ever, at least for this week. Rosebud had the track to herself: Uncle and nephew got to take on each other. … Continue reading

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