Monthly Archives: March 2017

Swim Team Tryouts

The time has come for swim team tryouts. To my surprise BOTH Katherine and Andrea decided to tryout for a spot on the Orca swim team! Coach Kellyn explaining what stroke Andrea is complete. After a two year hiatus from swim team Katherine is back in the water! Both of the girls borrowed Madeline's swim…
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The Week

One of the ways Andrea is learning English is through reading a book our loud. We purchased three copies of the book Out of My Mind and Remington, Madeline, Andrea and Mom are reading is together. When it is Andrea's turn to read we work on proper pronunciation and when there is a word she…
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A Trip to the Twin Cities

Morning hugs!  So nice! Madeline won at the Regional Piano Competition and qualified to play in the State Competition in Minneapolis.  Andrea & I drove up with Madeline to support her as she played. After her performance, we went to the French Meadow bakery in St. Paul.  They have lots of gluten-free offerings and the desserts…
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The International Owl Fest – Houston, MN

On the 1st weekend in March every year, Houston, MN celebrates the International Festival of Owls.  We traveled down on a Saturday afternoon to show Andrea the wonderful world of Owls! We can't stop in Houston without visiting our favorite French-speaking librarian, Liz!  Note all the owl decorations throughout the library! Here they are in…
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