Monday, February 22, 2010

A sick boy and his dog

Henry has spent most of the day on the couch with Hayden. It's almost like he knows that Hayden is sick and that he's not going anywhere, so he can climb up on the couch and not get in trouble.

UIL choir competition

Sarah had a UIL ensemble competition last week. She brought home the gold today. Okay, so it's not the Winter Olympics, but it is a medal and it is just like gold. They got a 1 which is the best you can get. Great job!

Jump Rope for Heart 2010

Last week, Hayden and Rachel participated in Jump Rope for Heart. They each raised $50! There were so excited to jump. Here are a few pictures I wanted to share.

Canyon 2- Pampa 0


You would never know by watching Kate that she'd never played soccer before. I remember when she was little and all she wanted to do was play outside. When she started school in Florida, her favorite subject...recess! When we lived in Abilene, she rode her bike all the time. When we lived in Albuquerque, she played outside almost every day; that's where she started roller blading. In Ohio, she was on roller blades everytime she got a chance. Now that we've moved to Texas and she's in High School, she's outgrown the bicycles and roller blades and traded them in for a soccer ball and cleats. She is one of the fastest kids on the field. It's like she has two speeds. Normal running and then turbo speed! She flies down that field after the ball. I love to watch her play.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

The Tooth Fairy

This is the letter written to the "Tooth Fairy" from our 9 year old...
"Dear Tooth Fairy,
Hey, I was wondering if I could keep my tooth. Oh and pleas write back.
P.S. Can I still get mony."

Then below that, a cute little picture of "me" over a little girl, "you" over a lovely tooth fairy looking person, and "my tooth" over a picture of a tooth.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Science Fair Project

Sarah has been working really hard on her Science Fair Project for the past few months. She has met every deadline and made a 100 on her final report! She has been super excited about tonight. She got to go to the Science Fair. Her category was chemistry. Her project was, "To Enzyme or not to Enzyme". She did great. She had to compete against all the 7th and 8th graders. She placed 3rd in her category. We don't know how many for sure, but around 25-30 entrants in Chemistry. Next week, they will announce who goes to regional. She would really like to go. She thinks it would be really cool to go to regional. We are very proud of her. She worked really hard and did a great job.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Winter Wonderland

Well it's not 30 + inches of snow like my sister has, but it is still on the ground. This is what our neighborhood looked like after about 10 inches of snow a couple of weeks ago. Beautiful! It has been fun to watch the snowmen slowly melt and shrink down with their little bitty heads. Normally it melts in one day around here, but not this year.