Montage Monday To The Wall

Before Philip fell asleep on Friday night, he needed to be sure we were all clear on the plans for Saturday. “Dad says tomorrow we are doing something fun and exciting. We ARE going to do something fun and exciting right? I didn’t want to tell him that...

Montage Monday Over the Rainbow

When your princess of a four-year-old is preparing for her big F-I-V-E birthday, a little panic ensues.  Not on her part, of course, it all belonged to us, her parents. It needed to be good.  It needed to be big.  It needed to be appropriate. Alas, we were out of...

Montage Monday Over Ten

After last summer and Philip’s attempt and subsequent failing to ride 10 miles on the Mickelson , conquering the beast was HIGH on the priority list. But then I was puny and Mama Syd sprained an ankle, the visitors came, Papa got sick and life added up.  Before...

Montage Monday: Recovering

Papa Bill came to the Hills much to the delight of the children and adults alike.  And then, then, he got sick.  REAL sick.  Folks talked in hushed tones about his swollen ankles and off coloring.  Jac and I played cards with Max and the Colorado cousins while...

Montage Monday Mid June

Highlights from our weekend: – The Jarvi wedding- this meant Julie, Lacey and I were sharing a hotel room for the second time in 2 weeks.  Ahhh, roomies!  Just like back in the day!  It also meant a full day of work turning a gym into a festive reception hall,...