August Misc Roundup

We kicked off a new reading program with the kids: fill up a punch card (each block is 5 minutes of reading), and you can pick out a new book at Powell’s. Yes: reading to earn more reading.

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I’m giving both of the kids computer lessons 4 mornings a week. Here’s some of the art they’ve created and e-mailed to relatives:

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Becky made a triumphant (though short-lived) return to CrossFit this month!

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We filled up our “great day” jar with pebbles, and as a family we earned a sushi dinner!

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We all trucked down to Salem for Anne’s 95th birthday party, and since everyone was there, it turned into a full-on portrait session. Here are some outtakes and behind-the-scenes action shots:

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CUTE PUPPY BREAK

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The kids filled up their punch cards quickly, so we took a trip to Powell’s:

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We took a (Groupon-assisted) afternoon cruise on the Portland Spirit!

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We can never pass up a good museum exhibit, and this one was pretty amazing when it was at OMSI. Lucy’s not so sure, though.

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That same night, we delivered Will to Salem for his grand Disney adventure, and we took Lucy to see a movie.

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Becky and I photographed this amazingly joyful wedding, and when the sun went down and the glow sticks came out…

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