Monday, January 23, 2017

Visiting Virginia Beach

Next stop on my post-Christmas tour was seeing Great-Great Uncle Edwin, a visit that wouldn't be complete without lunch at the Beach Pub and a stop at his farm.
(December 28, 2016)

Look at me ride!

Georgia already knows how to ride a bike, so I made a very important decision. The training wheels come off. Today.
(December 27, 2016)

Post-Christmastime travels

The next stop on my whirlwind holiday tour was Washington, D.C., to visit my cousins and stars of the Potomac Revue blog.
(December 26, 2016)

Merry Christmas!

Gotta hand it to Santa. He followed my directions perfectly.
(December 25, 2016)

'Twas the Night Before Christmas

I love Christmas crackers and the trinkets and paper crowns inside, I just don't like the sound they make. Still, I volunteered to open everyone's Christmas cracker--with Uncle Heath's help. 
(December 24, 2016)

Christmastime travels have begun!

First stop on my whirlwind holiday tour is Dallas to see Aunt Laura, Uncle Heath and my baby cousin-to-be.
(December 23, 2016)

Sunday, January 22, 2017

An early vist

Santa came. He ate my cookies and read my note. And he left a whole lot of presents!
(Dec. 22, 2016)

Jammies from Grammy

It's a Christmas tradition.
(Dec. 21, 2016)

How to Take Care of Cats

I'm doodling instead of making a list for Carolyn of things she needs to know when looking after Spatz and Zelde.
(December 20, 2016)

Thursday, January 19, 2017


It wasn't soft enough to roll into snowballs or snowmen, but it was just right for throwing in the air. 
(Dec. 19, 2016)

Starring role

I got a lead role, playing the part of Mary, at the University Friends Church Christmas pageant. 
(Dec. 18, 2016)

Thirsting for snow

The snowfall didn't amount to much, but I was determined to catch one on my tongue. 
(Dec. 17, 2016)

Teaching the younger generation

Showing Cameron how it's done. 
(Dec. 16, 2016)

The line issue

In kindergarten, I've had no trouble with the ABC's and 123's. Standing still while in line has been a whole other story. Today I demonstrated how far I've come in that regard. 
(Dec. 15, 2016)

The dry season

When winter comes, so does the dry air that makes my hair able to do this.
(Dec. 14, 2016)


They'll never find me underneath these blankets on my bed!
(Dec. 13, 2016)

More trees!

I'm loosing count of how many Christmas Trees I've decorated this year. This small one in my room outta be the end of it. 
(Dec. 12, 2016)

Time to take the stage

Another year, another super-successful Christmas program at church.
(December 11, 2016)

Paw Patrol Live

Believe it or not, I think the cartoon is just as good as watching the show in person.
(December 10, 2016)

Lots and lots of leaves

Where's my rake?
December 9, 2016

Friday, January 13, 2017

Bubble bath

Who needs bubbles when you can just make your own?
(Dec. 8, 2016)

Best friends

Meow Meow has been at my side for a long time now. Can't imaging not having her around. 
(Dec. 7, 2016)

A little home improvement project

Don't tell me we'll have to go one by one to figure out which size screw and bolt we need. 
(December 6, 2016)

Hitch a ride

Why walk to bed, when you can get a ride for free? 
(Dec. 5, 2016)

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Helper Elf

I told my classmate Nora I'd put in a good word for her when she stopped by the museum to see Santa. 
(December 4, 2016)

Red Stocking Breakfast

When Santa asked me what I wanted for Christmas, I was very careful to explain exactly what I wanted and in what quantities.
(December 3, 2016)

Fun & festive lights

The miniature Christmas tree I put in my room makes the most beautiful, but way too bright, nightlight for me and my toy audience.
(December 2, 2016)

Purple Haze...

...with a touch of pepperoni. 
(Dec. 1, 2016)

Playing with Cam-Cam

Cameron knows I play a mean game of peek-a-boo. 
(Nov. 30, 2016)

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The Night Before Christmas

I need the help of a flashlight to see inside the little house in my new pop-up Christmas book. 
(November 29, 2016)

Trimming the tree

Now that I've got the tree picked out and put up, it's time for decorations!
(November 28, 2016)

Doing the honors

I got to put the star on the top of the tree this year. 
(Nov. 27, 2016)

Monkey see, monkey do

Not a lot of things scare me. 
(Nov. 26, 2016)

The best season

Thanksgiving is over. That can only mean one thing... Christmas!!!!
(Nov. 25, 2016)

Happy Thanksgiving!

I'm thankful for a lot, including these dinner rolls. 
(Nov. 24, 2016)

Cooking with Helen

Let me show you how to make a perfect pie crust. 
(Nov. 23, 2016)

O Christmas Tree

I think I've found the perfect Christmas tree.
(November 22, 2016)

Dance lessons

Sometimes you just gotta show the older girls how it's done. 
(Nov. 21, 2016)

Fall's last call

A fine day to go bury yourself in the sand at the park. 
(Nov. 20, 2016)

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Now that I'm learning to spell small words aloud, I thought it'd be fun to see kids spell the big words!
(November 19, 2016)

Me, Lillian and Scrooge

My second night in a row of watching Lexi perform as the Ghost of Christmas Past in the Mayberry Middle School production of "A Christmas Carol." I filled Lillian in on the plot details before the show. Spoiler: Scrooge breaks good. 
(Nov. 18, 2016)

Meddling with middle school

The fact that I can easily fit inside this locker at Mayberry Middle School is an indicator that I'm a ways off from being old enough for middle school. 
(Nov. 17, 2016)

A continuing movement in mixed media

This promises to be the most colorful box ever.
(November 16, 2016)

A movement in mixed media

The book I've been reading about Alexander Calder has made me think more about using found items in my latest creations. 
(November 15, 2016)

Super moon, super time

We went to high vantage point downtown to get a better look at the Super moon rising over Wichita. 
(Nov. 14, 2016)

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Bye-bye, Texas

I had the best visit with Uncle Heath and Aunt Laura--and the best weather!
(November 13, 2016)

At the Dallas Arboretum

I loved seeing "The 12 Days of Christmas" displays, but I loved the 70-degree weather even more!
(November 12, 2016)

American Girl

I. Want. Everything. I. See. Here.
(November 11, 2016)

Monday, January 2, 2017

My kinda place

This is the face of someone who just learned this restaurant only serves dessert. 
(Nov. 10, 2016)

A Riverside staple

There aren't very many of Gino Salerno's sculptures left in Wichita, but this one is always ready to greet me on the walk from school to the Art Museum. 
(Nov. 9, 2016)