Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Oh, the horror!

All it takes to transform into something spooky is a couple of flashlights. 
(April 3, 2017)

What laundry?

If I pretend to be engrossed by what's in front of me, does this mean I don't have to help fold laundry?
(April 2, 2017)

Driving Miss Helen

They take me wherever I want to go. 
(April 1, 2017)

Tree-climbing at its best

One of these days I'll climb higher. And higher. And higher.
(March 31, 2017)

Toddler attack!

I've been attacked by a cute toddler, and I love it!
(March 30, 2017)

Out for a stroll

Freshening up those bike riding skills. 
(March 29, 2017)

West side flora

I'm attracted to any flower that's pink and smells good. 
(March 28, 2017)

Rabbit season

Not to be confused with duck season. 
(March 27, 2017)

Rainy day fun

A rain puddle, plus a boatload of Disney princesses, is really all you need to find happiness. 
(March 26, 2017)

Sometimes you feel like a nap

Unlike previous attempts, this time I took a nap and succeeded admirably.
(March 25, 2017)

Street cred

The neighborhood stray came up to the door tonight. We think it's possible he's the long-lost brother of our kitty Boots, who was also once a kitty of the street. 
(March 24, 2017)

Quality time with Bob

(March 23, 2017)

Sleepy Spring Break

I'm using the week off from school to catch up on my sleep. 
(March 22, 2017)

Sporty Morty

See? I took excellent care of Morty. He almost didn't want to go back home with Julian.
(March 21, 2017)

The pusher returns

Dad's back from Indianapolis, that means there's someone around to push me on the tree swing. 
(March 20, 2017)

Raise your hand if you're a Buffalo Park regular

What a fun day it was to go to the park and play with my friend, Samuel, who just happens to be cousins with my NorthRidge buddy, Isaac.
(March 19, 2017)

Disney on Ice No. 2

Going to an ice skating show at IBA is starting to become a tradition.
(March 18, 2017)

Helen the Dogsitter, at your service

I gotta get a handle on Morty. He's totally in my care while my BFF Julian enjoys his Spring Break.
(March 17, 2017)

A big thanks

Dad came and spoke at Riverside last week, so we made him this giant thank you card. 
(March 16, 2017)

Dinner party

The adult ladies gathered for dinner, but that doesn't interest me much. 
(March 15, 2017)

Sporting the Wichita flag

There's plenty of wind in Kansas, so getting this kite up in the air shouldn't be too difficult.
(March 14, 2017)

Earth to Helen, come in Helen

I seem to be unaware of the fact that I'm holding underwear
(March 13, 2017)

Holding court

In case you haven't already noticed, I have a lot to say. Any audience is welcome. 
(March 12, 2017)

What's this white stuff?

It's been a winter largely without snow. Thankfully Kansas City delivered this weekend. 
(March 11, 2017)

Road trip!

Cameron and I enjoy the in-flight entertainment during a trip to Kansas City. 
(March 10, 2017)

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A fabulous fundraiser

I'm not sure how me completing an obstacle course raises money, but I was happy to show support for my school.
(March 9, 2017)

Magnificent magnifying glass

Time to investigate, a little more closely, all of the things I've found.
(March 8, 2017)

Cleaning the car

Vacuuming the Subaru is really kinda fun.
(March 7, 2017)

Power Helen

I have superpowers. I'm not sure what they are, but I have them.  
(March 6, 2017)

Another commercial success

Mommy reminded me there are no small parts, only small actors
(March 5, 2017)

Tall Helen and Small Helen

I'm breaking in a new babysitter. The good news is that I'll never forget her name!
(March 4, 2017)

Army guys

No battles here. I'm more interested in logistics and organizing all of these little pieces-n-parts.
(March 3, 2017)

Finally, someone to wear me out

Cameron is able to hang with my high energy level. 
(March 2, 2017)

The big load-out

Still helping dad pack for basketball tournaments. 
(March 1, 2017)

Get out the gardening gloves

I have big plans, and I mean BIG plans, for Mommy's backyard this year
(February 28, 2017)

A shocking realization

What do you mean it's only Monday?
(Feb. 27, 2017)

This old man

We counted the rings, and this poor tree was 64 years older than I am. 
(Feb. 26, 2017)

A little artmaking

Having Ms. Stucky, my Riverside art teacher, at the museum today to help out was so much fun!
(February 25, 2017)


I'm ready for the weekend!
(February 24, 2017)

Cash for teeth

That tooth I lost last week? I'm just now getting my payment from the Tooth Fairy.
(February 23, 2017)

Night Rider

Now that I've learned to ride without training wheels, any time I can get a bike ride in is a good time.
(February 22, 2017)

Sunday, May 14, 2017


That old tree may not provide shade anymore, but it sure provides a lot of fun now. 
(Feb. 21, 2017)

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Heading back home

Ella, Georgia and I had only a little time in the morning to play with Cousin Nita's paper dolls before it was time to put them on an airplane and me in the car. 
(February 20, 2017)

Family picture time

The next time we all get together for a photo opp, Aunt Laura and Uncle Turkey will have my new baby cousin to add to our group!
(February 19, 2017)

A bedtime story

When it comes to reading bedtime stories, we can all agree on at least one: Pete the Cat.
(February 18, 2017)

Road trip to Dallas

Let's get there as fast as we can--I have my D.C. cousins to see!
(February 17, 2017)

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tangled up in Blue

I went to work with Dad after school today, which included blue skies and this very fun pedestrian bridge.
(Feb. 16, 2017) 

Monday, April 24, 2017

A toothless wonder

I'm starting to keep the Tooth Fairy busy.
(February 15, 2017)

Friday, April 14, 2017