Saturday, November 11, 2017

Daddy ran a marathon!

Dan ran his first marathon and he did great! It was a super cold day but he trained hard and it paid off! He accomplished his goal. His parents and my sister, along with Carter were all along for the ride to cheer him on. We were able to see him at mile 5, 13, 18, 20 and at the finish line. It was a fun day to drive all around Richmond and be able to see him so many times and be able to cheer on the other runners! Way to go Daddy!!

Friday, November 10, 2017

Jamestown field trip

Dan was able to chaperone Sean's 4th grade field trip to Jamestown and spend the day with his class touring around. It was a chilly day but from the looks of the picutres they learned a lot and had fun!

Monday, November 6, 2017

Carter's (first) Art show!

 We were proud and excited to hear that Carter's art work was selected to represent Ridge at Lewis Ginter Botantical Gardens. It was the only piece chosen from Ridge and there were very few kindergarten students that were chosen across the county. Go Carter! She loves to create art! If you come to our house you'll see her art work and creations all over the place!

Here she is with Mrs. Lindsey, her art Teacher and the Art Director for the county.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Healthy Kids Running Series

We heard about a program through friends called Healthy Kids Running series which is a series of races for kids to run each week, based on their age, they run a certain distance each Sunday and try to improve their time. Carter had to run a 400 (1/4 a mile) and Sean had to run a mile. The first week was tough for Sean as he ran super fast and really exerted himself and was shocked with how bad he felt after running. But each week he was recovering much quicker after his mile. Sean was able to take off 30 seconds from his first time to his last finishing at a 7:04 mile and Carter ended up coming in 2nd overall for the girls age group of K-1st graders.  Dan and I both love to run so hopefully the kids will also enjoy it as well. 

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Halloween 2017

 This year we had a Princess Leia and Nexo Knight Lego Man. We had our usual neighborhood pizza party to kick off trick or treating with our friends. The kids got more candy than we will ever let them eat and had fun running around the neighborhood with their friends.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

JMU Homecoming 2017

 It has been forever since we have been back to JMU for homecoming so we were super excited that we got the chance to visit for the day. We started the day by taking a tour around campus to show the kids around. Some things feel just like they used to and some things seem so different since we have left. The game was really fun and the kids favorite part was throwing the streamers and picking them up and re throwing them again. Dan and I met up with one of my oldest friends from JMU plus some of our Richmond friends to tailgaate and we even got in a tour of the new UREC (the gym) where we all used to work. It was an action packed day of purple and gold FUN!!