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Yesterday was the final day of the girls’ swim lessons.  Reagan has finally started to “get it” a little, and when she stops thinking so hard about what she’s trying to she ac... Read More
I’ve already talked about Reagan and her 4-H WINGS Butterfly project.  To help her out with understanding the butterfly life-cycle, we got her a Caterpillar to Butterfly Kit.  She received a b... Read More
I’ve already talked about Reagan and her 4-H WINGS Butterfly project.  To help her out with understanding the butterfly life-cycle, we got her a Caterpillar to Butterfly Kit.  She received a b... Read More
The second time we went to the mountains to get firewood was so much easier for a couple reasons.  We found a spot where all the wood we needed was within 100 yards of each other and the pick up, we ... Read More
Reagan took her butterfly net to the mountains with us Saturday when we went to get firewood for Mick & Susan.  In between carrying loads of firewood, she would disappear.  Eventually, we’... Read More
Growing up there were several “events” that happened on a regular enough basis that my sister and I came to count on them as part of our  normal lives.  We became accustomed to them, a... Read More
Every summer the City of Irrigon (maybe the Parks Department) arranges a bus and a specific number of openings for swimming lessons at the Hermiston Aquatic Center.  The lessons are free to Irrigon... Read More
The girls and I have spent the last couple of weeks getting their 4-H projects ready for the fair. One of the easy projects they all decided to do was fleece tie blankets.  They each chose a pattern... Read More
We celebrated the Fourth of July twice this year.  Aaron, Harley, Reagan, and I went to a bar-b-que in Hermiston at our friends’ house, and afterward, we watched the fireworks in Hermiston.  ... Read More
Reagan is doing a 4-H project called “Butterfly Wings”.  The project takes her through all sorts of aspects of the life of a butterfly from egg through aduthood.  We just started working... Read More