Wordless Wednesday Winning and Losing #WW

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We went over to Grant’s sister’s boyfriend Barry’s house over the weekend to watch the Patriots first football game of the season. We were winning for about the first half of the game! and then, the Patriots fell apart during the final half and those winning cheers quickly turned into pouts and tears. Even Gadget […]

Wordless Wednesday Misquamicut Beach & Watch Hill #WW

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We are such big fans of Misquamicut Beach and the Watch Hill area of RI.  The 2 hour drive each way didn’t deter us from heading back down to enjoy the day, Saturday of Labor Day weekend. The temperature was about 75 degrees and the water temperature was 70 degrees. Perfect for us boogie boarders. […]

Wordless Wednesday Snidely Whiplash #WW

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Snidely Whiplash is the archenemy of Dudley Do Right and appeared in the Dudley Do Right Series of the Rocky and Bullwinkle Show. The show aired 1959-1964. Before I was born – I am not THAT old. Anyway, Ryan had his face painted at the fair recently and a Facebook friend pointed out that he […]

Wordless Wednesday Band Camp #WW

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James has signed up for Marching Band! He has played the trumpet since the third grade. As an incoming seventh grader, he is able to join his middle school/high school marching band – the Marching Spartans. When a student signs up for marching band, they must attend a one week long, very intense, overnight band […]

Wordless Wednesday Rock-a-Bye Chicken #WW

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When you raise hens from little chicks and hold them and squeeze them and name them boys names like Tico, Johnny, Jeffery and Cooper, they tend to enjoy that bond throughout their lives. Here is Ryan snuggling with Jeffery (a hen).  To think they give us eggs too! An InLinkz Link-up Post Footer automatically generated […]

Wordless Wednesday Harry Potter Scavenger Hunt #WW

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My son James is so creative and he certainly doesn’t get it from me! For his younger brother Ryan’s birthday, he invented a very elaborate Harry Potter scavenger hunt complete with a Quidditch Game, Basilisk, Ollivanders Wands and EEylops Owl Emporium and of course presents at nearly every step. Here is a recap in pictures […]

Wordless Wednesday Blueberries on Blood Hill #WW

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Just one street behind us there is this hiking trail that goes up to “Blood Hill”. We decided to investigate on Sunday with the boys. It was a 2.5 mile hike up in the heat, but we were rewarded with beautiful views, nice cool breezes and lots and lots of wild blueberries. I only wish […]