Monthly Archives: December 2015

A New Minecraft Hobby

Ben has a new Minecraft-related hobby thanks to a Christmas gift from Alek’s mom – a stop-motion movie maker…for Minecraft, of course. Ben has been using it almost every day since he got it a week ago. Here are a … Continue reading

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Christmas Morning 2015

A few highlights from a very merry morning…

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A Blustery Norfolk Christmas Eve

Despite the wind and clouds, 70 degree weather this morning made for a nice Christmas Eve stroll along the Elizabeth River. We also checked out the Dickens’ Christmas Towne where the kids were very impressed with a great model train … Continue reading

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Carol Service 2015

Our school’s annual Carol Service this past Friday evening… Ben did a great job singing carols and playing the bells with the rest of 4th grade.

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The Nutcracker

Amelia and I had a lovely time at The Nutcracker on Saturday. Amelia was rather inspired (that’s her spinning in the lobby during intermission).

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Christmas Cookie Count-Down

Let the Christmas cookie making begin! (I know I look pretty serious in these pictures, but it really was fun.)

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Wedding Weekend

Had a great time with the whole family at a wedding in Charlottesville this weekend. The location was really impressive (Keswick Hall), and it looked especially beautiful decked out for Christmas.

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