gratitude.

Every year, the second-grade class at our son’s school does a Day of Gratitude in November. They ask for donations of hygiene items, small food items, warmth items, and large Ziploc-style bags. When the donations are in, PTO invites all of the second-grade families to school for an evening to assemble everything.

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flag day.

Our old neighborhood was built on the concept of front porch living. It has curb appeal like crazy, and every house has insane amounts of charm. My favorite drives through the neighborhood are around the holidays since a good amount of people decorate their porches so beautifully. In fact, they have an Illumination Night coming up […]

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oh dem bones

I think that Science Matters is his very favorite thing in the whole world. He gets it. The things that this one comes home from school explaining…oy. And we speak the same language, he and I: the love-of-learning language. As a Kindergartner, he has dissected his first owl pellet. As a Kindergartner, he’s matched the bones […]

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