Monday, November 19, 2018

The boys

Grandma Joan sent McDonald's gift cards for Halloween.  Everyone was quite happy!

Cooper folding laundry, in a laundry basket.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Singing and leaves

Cooper's school choir performed at an assisted living place:
(You can see Coop's head behind the boy with the blue suit jacket and bow tie.)

In between songs, they talked with residents about holiday traditions:
(Coop and his brown vest in the middle of the pic.)

Leaves in the driveway!

Monday, November 12, 2018

Voting and other important work

Baby went with me to vote:

Coop borrowed the "future voter" sticker for a photo op:

Using Halloween candy to bribe himself to do his math homework:

Cryptograms for fun:

Thursday, November 08, 2018

Actual Halloween

The kids:  Marilyn Monroe and Joe Dimaggio!

 John Lennon (circa 1974):


The cat pumpkin Cooper carved at school:

Baby Joe DiMaggio enjoying a Kit-Kat from Cooper's stash:

Monday, November 05, 2018

Halloween Prep

Coop practicing twirling in his Marilyn Monroe dress:

Baby's turn in a lion costume!!

To see Cooper in his lion costume ten years ago, click here.

Thursday, November 01, 2018


Maple Leaf Parade:

And leaf pictures!

Monday, October 29, 2018

More Beatles love

An art installation in downtown Lawrence:

Coop and Juliette at a Beatles music show:

Coop won a prize (a CD) for the best request of a song:

 Not Beatles, but at least music.  Practicing his flute.  Each week, students have to record and then upload a short song for homework.  Nice way to make sure they're practicing!