Merry Christmas, my friends!
|Yeah. I blurred out our names. Except maybe I went a little too far...|
Family: Began 2015 ice fishing in northern Minnesota. On the down-side, it was cold and windy. So. Cold. On the up-side, we used our sled & picnic blanket to go ice-sailing ~ Visited family in Michigan & Illinois in June ~ Met Scarlet’s brother’s family for a fun vacation in the Black Hills and Badlands of South Dakota ~ Boys-only Boundary Waters Canoe trip in August
Bubby: 8 years old—2nd grade ~ Played basketball in the winter and soccer in the spring. ~ (with his Mama) read all of the Magic Tree House books in order—now he’s working on The Boxcar Children ~ Climbs walls; loves ultimate Frisbee
MC: 12 years old—7th grade ~ Played basketball in the winter, soccer in the spring/summer, and football in the fall ~ Boy Scout camp in June/July ~ Loves watching and playing sports and video games
AKD: 15 years old—10th grade ~ Joined mountain biking team in the fall ~ Boy Scout camp in June/July; Mountain T.O.P. mission trip in July ~ 2nd in age group at Wolfman Triathlon ~ Entered STEM+ Academy at school ~ Confirmed in October ~ Began drivers training ~ Loves kayaking & biking
Scarlet: Mama & wife ~ Mystery shopper ~ Blogger ~ Moms’ Bible Study Sisterhood ~ Embarked on “positive project” ~ Enjoys baking ~ Discovered a love of caring for chickens (but was (mostly) cured of wanting her own)
Sawblock: Dad, husband, Technical Advisor ~ Traveled to Mexico, New York, Ohio, Connecticut for work ~ Fishing trip to Hubbard & Crystal lakes with Dad ~ Mountain T.O.P. mission trip ~ Enjoys kayaking & biking