Moving into week two of the COVID-19 quarantine, and we spent it trying to keep spirits up as we juggle school, work and play.
More from our adventures at Great Wolf Lodge last month – in video form!
The anticipation had been building, and the day had arrived – Colin’s first basketball game! He had been wanting to get on the court for a while, but there aren’t any programs until 1st grade. He faced his best friend’s school and gave it his all as part of the Glebe Niners!
After a four-year hiatus, we returned to the land of chocolate – Hershey – for some sweets, rides and other treats. After a nearly 12- hour day, complete with a surprise bonus of family joining in the afternoon, it was a great, albeit exhausting, time.
Colin was in 7th heaven for his 7th birthday – a basketball-themed party with friends and cousins! It was a solid 90-minutes of activities and team play, followed by a healthy dose of pizza and cake. What could be better? Happy birthday, C!
Baseball can happen year-round if there’s a desire to play, and C definitely has more baseball to play than can be done just in the spring. He met a whole new crew for fall ball, playing for the San Diego Padres. Maybe it’s time to head to the sunny West Coast for a future season!
We had a great 4th of July weekend in Boston, but spent more of the second half of the trip indoors as the heat truly set in and a rainy evening cooled and wet things down.
What a school year it’s been. Thanks to the guidance of Ms. Gutowski and Ms. Burns, Colin has completed Kindergarten. He celebrated with a little graduation ceremony by the Extended Day program, and some fun extra treats to round out the school year!
Another year, another Fiesta 5K in support of ALS research! Team Big Walt and Mike showed up in full force to remember and honor 3 great men, once again finishing in the top 10 of fundraisers. While the commentary wasn’t as interesting as last year, Colin’s determination was just as strong – and he shaved…