3.25.2013

the week in end

One person who inspires me creatively and has for years does "the weekend lens" series every Monday. That person is the Ali Edwards... And although I feel like I know her well... it's only because she is gifted in her photography, she is sincere in her posts and flat out vulnerable at times - I feel like I "know" her...

And today I'm inspired to journal about our weekend...

My husband and son ventured to Webelos Woods camping this weekend. It was a father/son planned event. The weather was cold and a little rainy. But they managed to have an incredible time. I'm very proud of the two of them... venturing out, camping in the cold, lots of boy activity... archery, tomahawks, geocaching, hiking, camp fire...


One thing I'm struggling with my almost 11-year-old son is his picky eating. When he goes camping he's in a position to try new things or go hungry. Sounds harsh... but he's picky. Dad had to deal with it by himself this weekend... the grumpy boy who needs to eat but is refusing. He'll learn. We're making progress. But it's not fun.


Meanwhile... the girls got to hang at home. Getting cleaning done, crocheting, reading, watching movies... and the rain made for soccer games to be canceled... to our excitement! See the paint swatches on the wall? Cant' wait to paint those walls...


The rain did bring the boys home early from the camp-out but late in the night early Sunday morning... after mid-night they sleepily got in and the boy passed out in his bed... while Dad had to unload the camping equipment. He pretty much won Dad of the Year this weekend...

Sunday morning... church as a family. A nice surprise since I thought it would be just us girls. The boys were tired... super tired.

Palm Sunday... what a blessing - our church family. It's a joy teaching Sunday School to a handful of kiddos at our church. It's amazing to hear from their own words what they are learning from God's Word. Precious.

After church we traveled across town for an early Easter with Danny's family... our niece and nephew are moving so it was our last time to see them for a few months until we visit them... I always dis-like saying "good bye" to people... it's about the least favorite thing in life. I can remember being a small child and crying when people would leave/move... some things never change... as this was no different. We're going to miss them so much and we've enjoyed them being in the area this whole time... bitter-sweet for their move is a good one for their family...

And this little pup... we are pet-sitting. This photo is Raven's last good-bye to her Raz. Grammy and Pop-pop are going to keep Raz. He'll have a wonderful home... but until they get back from their travels we'll be foster home to Raz. To Luna the Kitty's frustration!

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1 comment:

COTTAG3 said...

He's still a picky eater, huh? So is mine. I'm beginning to think he won't outgrow it. They both look healthy though and a daily vitamin helps so don't worry too much about it. Wonderful childhood experiences you both are providing for your kids.