Category Archives: Play and Fun

How we count

Seven hot chocolate cups steaming Pressed into sticky snow. Four ice hockey teams Teens and teens at heart, crashing, slamming, stopping, loud! Four boots used for gate markers, One chair used for balance, And then some other fun. One lost … Continue reading

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A Dusk of Doing Nothing

“Day, Mary!” he said, putting a finger lazily to the brim of his hat. “And how are you keeping?” Mary Poppins looked up from her knitting. “None the better for your asking,” she said, with a loud sniff. Jane and … Continue reading

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Soaring with Eagles at Canyon’s Edge

We climbed canyons at Starved Rock Park, all day. Little feet, tirelessly, up and down the mountain, over the creeks, across the forest trail. Life happens… We drive for an hour and 15 minutes to get there, to the #1 … Continue reading

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