Wednesday, April 22, 2009


Wow! I have been busy since Easter. Where does the time go?
My Mom went back home Tuesday, after visiting for a week. It was so great to spend time with her. We went to lunch together, shopped, read magazines, made bracelets, and enjoyed each other's company immensely. Oh, and of course the kids loved having Grandma at the house to play with! I was so sad to see her go. I will miss her terribly. I look forward to the next time, when my Dad can come as well. Thanks for everything Mom, I love you!

On the day my mom left, I went on a school field trip with these two characters! The art club raised money for a trip to the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC.
I loved to watch Abby and Jacob take in all the beautiful art. There were so many things to

Like this---

and this-----

and that!
But, of course there wasn't time to see it all. We'll just have to make a point to go back and experience it as a whole family.
I studied many of these paintings in college, but when you see them in person, the colors, the layers upon layers of paint, the stories that are told through each piece--- it is a whole other experience! It was absolutely breathtaking!
Thank you Abby and Jacob, for sharing your day with me!


Paper Relics said...

What cute kids you have :)

and it is SUNNY today so get busy with photos for the gate!!!

See you soon!

Jen Kershner said...

Gorgeous little kidsters you got there Kel! I've never been to the art museum here. Thanks for the reminder that I need to go. I'm sure it doesn't compare with anything around there though!

Anonymous said...

Wow, I sure miss you very much!!! It was a wonderful week at your house and so special to spend time with you, as always! Great picture of the fairy!! :] Such a cute picture of Abby and Jacob! I am happy you all had such a good time at the Art Museum. Thanks for a very special time and I love you very much!
Love, Mom

sandy l said...

Hey! We'll be driving to the MD Sheep & Wool Festival in style! I traded one of my kids, oops, I mean my old van, for a new van! We are so looking forward to going. As usual, the pictures are beautiful. Abby and Jacob look so happy. It must've been dad's homemade bread!

Anonymous said...

OMG!!! Abby and Jacob are getting so big. You need to come visit before them babes grow old like mine and leave the nest. Miss you dearly. BTW love the pictures.


cammy said...

Such a cute, cute picture of the kiddos. Abby and Jacob are following in their Momma's footsteps.

Anonymous said...

How great it is to be able to spend time with your mother. It is always special to be able to go on field trips with you kids.

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