Harold Pays Attention

We were playing around with Google Translate after doing a few lessons of Duolingo. After lessons, Harold likes to put in different, funny phrases and then listen to how they sound in lots of different languages. It can be belly-laugh material! Here’s what...

Car Talks

We live about two miles away from Harold’s elementary school, where where have to cross a freeway and negotiate four traffic lights and three four-way stops. There are enough obstacles such that we give him a ride to school every day.<br />n<br...

Teacher Appreciation

We made a hand written card to Harold’s third grade teacher for Teacher Appreciation Week. Here is what we wrote:<br />n<br />n<em>Dear Miss Bethune,<br />nThank you for stepping in this year and being Nicholas’ third grade teacher. We...

Didn’t Make the Boardwalk

I mentioned the other day that we were going to go to Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk for Harold’s birthday weekend fun. Well, on Friday night, as I described, we made it to dinner and a movie with grandma Christina. But on Saturday, things took a turn for the...

Harold’s Eighth

Harold turns eight today. I said goodbye to the seven year old last night, the little guy that has been so fun to hang out with. This morning, I woke an eight year old, who looked very much the same as the guy we left yesterday.<br />n<br />nI got the...