Dad asked for – and got! a homemade Red Velvet Cake.The Crocus have been blooming their little hearts out for a couple of weeks now.The very first Daff is ready to pop! I’ve been waiting – I though it would happen by Easter.We celebrated Dad’s Birthday today – a couple of days late, but with… Read More Happy Birthday, Dad!
His name was Robert Earl Fales and I am guessing that this picture was taken when he was 18. I came across it while cleaning out the box of pictures I have been accumulating for years – and I am not sure why I ended up with it. You can see his wicked sense of… Read More Grampa Bob
Pippa and Glady are home today for the morning -they both have dentist appointments a little later. Johann is delighted to have sisters here to pal around with. He doesn’t like being alone, and will often ask them in the mornings to please stay home today. I can hear them out at the kitchen table… Read More Different kind of morning
Mr. Phil is going to be profiled in a local newspaper, and they sent us some questions to answer beforehand. I though you might like to see them. So what would your answers be?Here are the questions: 1. Full Name…Philip SpitzPeople know you as…Mr. Phil 2. Date and place of birth:March 25, 1964in Hollywood, CA… Read More Twenty Questions
We started out with the kids all playing outside until they were ready to come in and have hot cocoa. Then for dinner… Make your own pizza! Johann had the cutest, of course. Papa supervises Glady’s bacon application. We had games, and drawing. We all love Gobblet because it is simple enough for Pippa on up to… Read More Friday Fun Night
I was painting the girls (and boy!) last night, and talking to Mom on the phone, and she wanted to see what I had done, so here are the pics! I did two rainbow faces because I am thinking about competing at a conference I am going to in a bout a week. Very nervous… Read More FaceArt
I am enjoying a quiet morning moment. I have my warm, cuddly boy in my arms, wrapped in his favorite blanket. Pippa is sitting at the table with a dot-to-dot and enjoying some hot cocoa. I’m letting Phil sleep – we are enjoying the luxury of vacation. Soon the house will be busy with life… Read More Early morning quiet
Pippa gets her favorite Christmas beverage. Johann and his very patient Best Friend, Thaddeus. Juliet and Glady play their new Bakugan game. It’s a cross between marbles and math and looks like fun! The hotwheels launcher is Johann’s.Juliet with her new ukelele! She was so excited. The girls opening presents. This was earlier – Stocking time!So it’s Boxing day…… Read More Christmas Revelries
everyone was trying to get out the door at once, Phil to his delayed show, the girls to school (also on delay) and Dad to work. Oh, and before they left, we had to dig 18 inches of snow out of the driveway! So it was a little nuts. Yesterday was quite a snowy day,… Read More What a morning!
we decorated the tree finally last night! The tree is a colorado spruce Grampa planted in the garden a while back and it had gotten too big – we had to cut it in half to get it in the house! We had planned on having it up last friday but with the ice storm… Read More Christmastime is here again