Ancient History

“Note to self: finding a cool quote and writing it in your journal is not a substitute for Getting. It. Done.” ~Betsy Cañas Garmon


This year’s poster was made by Tommy. After taking last year off, he felt he was the man for the job this year. This year’s poster is the tenth! What a happy tradition to maintain.

Wishing you a happy, blessed, packed-with-good 2015.


As per tradition, former New Year posters (and their […]

Fifth grade is the friendliest grade, and other first day lessons


First day of school photos are non-negotiable. They will happen, come zit or cowlick, come mismatched oddball fashion choice, come whatever. I’m don’t rush out and buy first day of school outfits because my choices end up being even more corny than how they kids already dress half the time, so they wear whatever strikes […]

Saturday Siblings ~ Water Balloon Warriors


It started small on Sam’s 14th birthday and grew into a battle that not only included balloons, they busted out the squirt guns. We hauled everything down to a the park at the end of our street so they’d have room to spread out.