Calvin

Andrea Goes to Scout Camp

This year I was asked by one of the leaders if I would mind going to Scout camp for one of the days (3 day event) to help out. I did, and man-o-man, it was a blast! It reminded me of Aspen Grove when I was a kid. I never knew scout camp was so…

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Spring Sports

This spring we had Olivia playing softball in the Sandy/Draper league – Calvin playing baseball in Little League- Everett and Andrew in Draper fishing club – And Roo playing soccer for the Draper league. We’ve spent a lot of evenings at the park.

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Calvin

Here are some great things that have come from Calvin in the past week: The other night we were cleaning up the house before bed. All the other kids had gone upstairs to get ready, while Calvin finished sweeping the kitchen floor and I finished loading the dishwasher. Calvin said to me: “Mom, I just…

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Calvin’s Birthday Party

Calvin decided he wanted to have a party at the cabin. Of course, it didn’t rain in ALL OF JULY, except on the afternoon we were trying to have a birthday party for him. We got rained out on some activities, but eventually it cleared up. We went to the river, had a BBQ, shot…

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The River

  An exciting thing has happened at the cabin this week – On Monday we were there, playing at the river by the entrance into our HOA. The river frontage is owned by the HOA, and people swim/play/bridge jump next to the bridge. But the old bridge (like from 40 years ago) was broken up…

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Big River

Last year I read the little lovelies Tom Sawyer. And then a few months ago I found this golden find at the DI – and promptly made the children watch it on our first trip to the cabin. So when I heard Hale Center Theater was playing BIG RIVER I knew I had to take…

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