Thursday, January 30, 2020

Roadtrip! Part 1.

Cooper, his friend Renee, and I headed out for a weekend road trip.  Dinner in Springfield, MO:


World's largest fork:

In the car:

Monday, January 27, 2020

New Years

Cooper had a New Years' Eve party to attend.  He was going for a James Bond vibe, but couldn't find a martini glass, so a champagne glass had to do:

With his English Language teacher at the party:

With some friends from his pre-K class at a New Years' day open house:

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Xmas in Hutch


With Scarlet:

Monday, January 20, 2020

Xmas in Inman

The crew:

New vests:


Thursday, January 16, 2020

Xmas in Lyons

The grandkids with the directional sign for Grandma Joan and Grandpa Cecil:

Grandpa Cecil made ladder ball sets for all the kids!

The crew:

Lincoln logs:

The big kids on cots:

Clue (Zoey won.  Twice!):


Monday, January 13, 2020


Ready for Santa:

Coop got me the Friends Lego set!!

Santa brought Cooper a desktop computer!

All set up and playing Minecraft:

And a metal detector!!

Thursday, January 09, 2020

Christmas prep

Cooper's winter choir concert:

And the school spelling bee:

Coop placed third!  (He missed Tabasco, which I would have as well!)

Puzzles and a bridge-building kit with a Christmas movie:

And some time with the wii:

Monday, January 06, 2020

special things

Coop came home from school looking like this:

Theater make-up from speech and drama class:

We had tickets to see Potted Potter, a Harry Potter spoof:

And we ended up in the second row!  So good!

Thursday, January 02, 2020

Secret Santa

Cooper and a group of friends organized a secret Santa gift exchange.  They met at our house one afternoon to decorate cookies:

And exchange gifts:

And play nerf guns: