Monday, February 12, 2018

Birthday party

We had Coop's birthday party at the house.  Miss Ally made a fabulous painter's palette cake and cupcakes too!

Everyone painted.  I suggested self-portraits:

The final products:


Thursday, February 08, 2018

These three...

Cooper desperately wanted a leather jacket for Christmas to match his friends Molly and Eliza:

I took the three of them shopping one weekend to outfit a detective agency in my garden shed.  First up, Goodwill:

Home Depot:

And the detective agency!

Monday, February 05, 2018


Keeping warm in our matching Washburn sweatshirts:

The to-do list for Cooper's work fair project at school -- a big report and display about The Beatles.

Reading on a Saturday morning:

Thursday, February 01, 2018

Costa Rica, part 6

The whole gang:

Coop's rendition:

Waking up on the last day:

Monday, January 29, 2018

Costa Rica, part 5

The boys went zip lining and tarzan swinging and who knows what else in the jungle:

"Seriously?  We're doing what?"

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Costa Rica, part 4

A restaurant built around an old cargo plane.  Aunt Kelly recommended they go:

Coop liked it so much, he insisted they go back the next night:

A statue in town:

Outside the hotel room door:

Monday, January 22, 2018

Costa Rica, part 3

Water fun!

Boogie board:

Rainy hike: