Live in the Moment

Author Anna Quindlen reminds us not to rush past the fleeting moments. She said: “The biggest mistake I made [as a parent] is the one that most of us make. . . . I did not live in the moment enough. This is particularly clear now that the moment is gone, captured only in photographs. There is one picture of [my three children] sitting in the grass on a quilt in the shadow of the swing set on a summer day, ages six, four, and one. And I wish I could remember what we ate, and what we talked about, and how they sounded, and how they looked when they slept that night. I wish I had not been in such a hurry to get on to the next thing: dinner, bath, book, bed. I wish I had treasured the doing a little more and the getting it done a little less”(Loud and Clear [2004], 10–11).

Sunday, October 19, 2014

secret agents

Zach & Cole dressed up like secret agents today.
Watch out! :)

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Tex

If you ever see Tex on a hundred dollar bill
you know if came from my Grandpa McKneely.
He wrote that on all of his hundreds. #familyhistory

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Saturday, October 18, 2014

War Eagle Classic

Today Zach & the band marched in the War Eagle Classic.
They got 2nd in their division & won 5 out 6 captains awards.
I was soooo proud of him & them! :)

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Homecoming

Cara & her teammates had homecoming today. :)
She was sooooo excited to get a rose!

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Friday, October 10, 2014

corn farmers

Cara planted some corn from the pumpkin patch.
It’s growing!!! She took these pictures. :)

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Thursday, October 9, 2014

Tuesday, October 7, 2014