With all the rain and warm weather things are looking quite lush around our yard. The peonies are in full bloom.
The front lawn is lush (too lush) and all except on landscaping plant survived year 1.
Kathryn relocated green, yellow and green & white Hosta along the east side of the [...]
With Scott out of the line-up and my knee taking a couple weeks off, Brian and Bob filled in for our two games at ADK Lanes. Below Julee sets Bill while Bob, Chris, Brian and Kathryn are in the background.
Bill blocks a shot while Bob covers the tip. Chris, Brian and Kathryn are [...]
The 3rd and 4th Grade held a track meet. Eric competed in the 55 meter run. Eric competed in a heat vs James, Dylan, and unknown and Jonathon.
Eric and James were side by side the entire race. Eric told me he was afraid his sneaker was going to come off. In this picture [...]
An ‘ordered pair’ is simply two numbers in a certain order. For example, the numbers ’2′ and ’3′ can form two ordered pairs: 2, 3 and 3, 2. Ordered pairs can also contain the same number twice. For example: 2, 2 and 3, 3
A very important application of ordered pairs is to locate points [...]
Eric had a 6pm lacrosse game last night vs. another Whitesboro team. Eric got to play middie last night for the 1st time and participated in a face-off for the 1st time. He scored two goals as the beneficiary of nice passes from his buddy, DeVante. Below Eric (#6) shoots on goal. He wore one [...]
HP Gold won a good game vs. Waterville 3-1 on a warm Sunday afternoon. Goals by Trevor, Eric and Sawyer. Waterville came in a little short-handed so we loaned them 2 players each quarter and played 8v8.
Afterwards we took a team photo and handed out ice cream coupons.
1st row: Hunter, Jonas, Carter, [...]
In early May I received a telephone call from Michael Houghton, a High School classmate. Michael had entered a volleyball team into the Empire State Senior Games and then had a couple of his players back out on him. Michael and I had talked and emailed about volleyball several times, but never played together. Mike [...]
After two successful games vs. New Hartford teams the HP lacrosse team took a 12-0 drubbing from Whitesboro. Eric played attack and was more inclined to engage in the ‘dig the ball out’ scrums than previously. He wore one white sock and one black sock to help his mom identify him on the field.
the Volley Llamas had two Wednesday night volleyball games, one against Carolyn Niedzielski’s team which we won 2-1. Liz subbed for Margaret and Jay played with us. Our 2nd game was against the all-female SandStorm with Kathryn, Laura, Beth, Kayla, Amy and Amanda. Again we won 2-1.
Our Thursday night Sand Fleas team played vs [...]
Our weather turned wet, rainy and cool on Friday and stayed that way through Sunday evening. Some of the outdoor chores we planned for early in the week got delayed until the end of the weekend. So mowing the lawn, planting tomatoes and beans in the garden, mowing pastures and deploying the floating dock all [...]