Seth

My Child Was Assaulted Today

This morning has not gone at all like I had planned.  It started with the phone ringing at 8:30.  It was the school nurse.  Seth had just gone to class after spending half an hour icing his head in her office.  Icing his head?  Why was he icing his head? […]

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5 commentsApril 8, 2011 at 3:34 pmSeth

Pinewood Derby Sportsmanship

Pinewood Derby Sportsmanship

Last week was the Cub Scout Pinewood Derby.  For those that do not know, it is an annual event in the Cub Scout calendar that consists of racing little wooden cars of the scouts’ own design.  Our Pack gives the scouts the car kits at the holiday party and they […]

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2 commentsMarch 21, 2011 at 3:03 pmGabriel John Seth

Seth Goes To The New York Philharmonic

Seth Goes To The New York Philharmonic

Last week Seth went with his middle school band to see the New York Philharmonic.  They traveled to New York City and got to sit in Avery Fisher Hall.  They heard Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony.  And then they heard three pieces by very young composers, as in fourth and fifth graders […]

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0 commentsFebruary 9, 2011 at 5:38 pmSeth

Seth Crosses Over from Cub Scouts

Seth Crosses Over from Cub Scouts

Last night we gulped down a quick dinner and hurried out.  We met friends and family and headed inside to Seth’s crossing over ceremony.  For four years now Seth has been a cub scout.  He has progressively risen through the ranks of Wolf, Bear, Weblos 1 and Weblos 2.  Last […]

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0 commentsJanuary 28, 2011 at 7:40 pmSeth

Indoor Smores

Indoor Smores

The boyz went to school yesterday after an unexpected five day break due to the snow and ice.  Then it snowed again last night, but we only had a two hour delay this morning.  Which is good because by the looks of next weeks forecast we are going to need […]

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1 commentJanuary 21, 2011 at 2:58 pmEli Gabriel Nathan Seth

Big Boyz and Cub Scout Cake Competitions

Big Boyz and Cub Scout Cake Competitions

Last night was the annual Cub Scout Cake Competition.  This year we had not one, but two cub scouts competing.  Last year was a bit difficult for Seth, but thankfully this year was prefaced with an announcement that the kid’s should be doing the decorating.  We googled pictures and ideas. […]

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1 commentDecember 15, 2010 at 8:02 pmGabriel Seth

Proud Parent/Teacher Conferences

Proud Parent/Teacher Conferences

The school year is seeming to fly by.  Yesterday we completed last of the three parent/teacher conferences that we needed to attend.  Our school district requires conferences at the close of the first quarter prior to giving you your child’s report card.  So for the last week we have had […]

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0 commentsNovember 23, 2010 at 7:19 pmGabriel Nathan Seth

Seth and the Truth

Seth and the Truth

Some days I wonder what were we thinking?  Four children?  Four sons?  Thankfully it is not often.  Although busy, chaotic, loud, and boisterous it is the big family that we wanted.  But then there are days like today. Right now I am sitting in the living room in a face […]

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3 commentsNovember 6, 2010 at 1:07 amSeth

The Boyz Solo on Sunday

The Boyz Solo on Sunday

Sunday I went to a scrapbooking event at my favorite scrapbooking guru’s house.  Daddy D stayed home with all four boyz.  They spent the afternoon enjoying our new lawn.  And Seth practiced his photography skills.  Not bad for a 10 year old!  I enjoyed looking through the photographic evidence of […]

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0 commentsOctober 5, 2010 at 6:37 pmEli Gabriel Nathan Seth

Fabulous Firsts

Fabulous Firsts

I have been going through internet withdrawal.  I’ve been without cable, phone or internet for about five days now.  I anxiously awaited the service man’s arrival today.  I am so happy to be connected to the outside world once again.  Smartphones are a wondrous thing, but they do not take the place […]

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0 commentsSeptember 9, 2010 at 4:26 amGabriel Nathan Seth