Posted in March 2009

Jump Start

We are getting a jump start on our vegetable garden this year…thanks to Chris’s motivation.  Chris must have inherited his green thumb from his Papa Coleman (Cole’s name came from him), an avid gardener.  I really can’t claim any part of it other than I went along on the trip to Bloomington Hardware to buy … Continue reading

Early 3

Cole turns 3 next week on the 26th.  I can’t believe it!  We’re going to be in Florida on his big day, so we surprised him with his birthday gift today.  It’s very sunny and warm…a perfect Lightning McQueen bike day.    Chris doesn’t work until later this afternoon today, so he and Cole worked … Continue reading

Dr. Cole

Chris had a day off today.  He was getting ready to exercise and Dr. Cole walked in for a check-up… Cole:  Daddy, your eyes look fine, but there’s junk in your ears.  It’s wax.   And on went the check-up.  Heart, lungs, blood pressure, temperature, and even a shot!  Chris left with band-aid on his … Continue reading

Sunny Days

  Sunny days agree with us!  It’s been in the 70’s the past few days in Bloomington, and we’ve enjoyed every minute.  Over the weekend we started preparing our garden, ate lunch outside, raced cars on sidewalk chalk roads, opened our windows, and went out for ice cream…with the rest of Bloomington!   Yum!  And … Continue reading


by Daddy. This afternoon, Chris pretended the boys were lemons and he needed to make lemonade out of them.  First, he squeezed the lemons.  Then, he added some sugar and lots of water.  Yummy treat!   The other day I gave Cole a hug and said, “I’m going to squeeze you!”  He replied, “You can’t … Continue reading


Cole learned how to make his own pizza last Friday!  My friend Rachel often comes over on Friday afternoons to hang out, and last week she came for lunch, too.  What better occasion to whip up some pizza dough and sauce.  Luckily, we had leftover red peppers, fresh spinach, and salami for toppings.    Note: … Continue reading