Archive for September, 2013

Monday, September 30th, 2013

picture this

It’s that time of year again when the kids run home excited to show us their school pictures for the year. The girls get their portraits taken at the “Back to School” fair a few days before school officially starts. We’ve made it a tradition to go shopping for a fun outfit (upper half) for […]

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

chili at the zoo

The Watertown Branch (our church congregation) seems to be shrinking each month mostly due to families relocating. This has gotten the higher-ups into missionary stealth mode. They have been sending stake leaders each month to give us pep talks about how we can increase our numbers. The problem with Watertown is that it’s a finicky, […]

Sunday, September 15th, 2013

puttering around

A big day was planned for Saturday, since both Mike and I had events going on at the stake center in Sioux Falls at different times of the day. My Relief Society meeting started at 10 and was until noon with a luncheon afterward, and then Mike and his Young Men were set to arrive […]

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

time for the big show

The South Dakota State Fair finally rolled into town which meant we were once again busy getting ready for it ahead of time. My idiocy of trying to wade through the sign-up process during the county fair didn’t keep Annie from being able to show her static exhibits at the State Fair. Whew! That was […]