You’ve Been Schooled

School's OpenJakob has really taken to his new school very quickly. It’s amazing to see how excited he is to go and play with his little friends. So far, he’s brought home more than a few art projects and the refridgerator is getting crowded. Of course, the few hours that he’s away from home gives Tiffany a little time to get some work done around the house that’s nearly impossible to handle when he and Lea are both bouncing off the walls.

Lea is doing well, too. After the excitement of turning one, she is really getting around the house with ease. It’s amazing how quickly she can go from one room to another just on her hands and knees (apparently there is no incentive to starting walking yet and that’s fine with us). She’s also learned to go up and down the stairs on her own, making sure to carefully back down the stairs one step at a time, though Mommy and Daddy have to be sure to be close by in case she loses her balance.

This past weekend, we had the chance to visit Tiffany’s family out in New York and had a great time. Already the leaves are turning and it was great driving down the MA Turnpike and NY Thruway and watching the display unfold through the Berkshires and well past Albany. It’s also interesting to see our nieces and nephews get a little older each time we get the chance to visit with them. It’s hard to believe that these are the same kids who were once as old as our kids are now, but now they are well on their way to adulthood. It sends shivers down your spine – the good kind, of course!

Well, happy autumn, everyone!

3 replies on “You’ve Been Schooled”

  1. Mooner–Your kids are beautiful. Are you and Tiffany coming to the reunion this weekend? I can’t seem to find your email address so I am using your website instead!

  2. Hi, Shannon!

    No, I’m afraid that I won’t be there (obviously if I’m writing this today). Right now there is too much else going on in our little world so we’ll have to put that on the agenda for another time. I hope that you had a great time; in the meantime, I’ll try to find your email and then send you a reply. Take care!

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