Thursday, May 30, 2013


Reading to some friends:

Walking on some trails in Lawrence with our friend Gus:

My Mother's Day present of breakfast in bed:
(Actually, on Mother's Day, I was up and out of the house for church music practice before Coop was awake.  When I walked back in the door, he said "Mama, you look tired.  You should go rest in bed."  And then he brought me breakfast!)

Monday, May 27, 2013

Some new(ish) things

One night, after repeatedly asking me to sleep with him, Cooper opted for the next best thing.  (As an added bonus, Alex the Alligator doesn't snore!)

Garage sale season is upon us!!  Coop and I found a box of random small animal cage parts for $10.

So we added on to Scratchy's cage:

A new pirate kite!  It works really well.  Apparently kites are a get-what-you-pay-for kind of thing.  Who knew.

New reading position?

This critter is one of the pets that will be in Cooper's first grade classroom next year: