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July 03, 2018

Reunion and Beach in In the Meadow

We were out of town for most of this past week. The beginning part of the week we went to a family reunion for my MIL’s family in the Catskills. They rented a huge old house. It had been a cam...


June 15, 2018

End of School in In the Meadow

Kayla and Timmy had their last day of regular classes on Monday. The exam period started on Tuesday. They took the Global Studies exam in early June, when regular classes were still going on. ...


Aaron had his 13th birthday on Saturday, May 19th. That Friday night we had a special birthday dinner for him. He wanted French Toast and eggs(!!??) He opened his presents from our family. He...


Here we are in June. So much happened in May. It was one of the most full months we have had in a long time. Kayla and Timmy’s sweet sixteen was great. Their birthday was on Friday, May 11th....


Today is Aaron’s thirteenth birthday. My baby boy is a teenager! He is having some friends over for a sleepover tonight. They are already talking about all the X Box games they will play. We ha...


May 11, 2018

Sweet Sixteen in In the Meadow

Today is Kayla and Timmy’s sixteenth birthday. I remember carrying them in the twin backpack. We read lots of stories. I remember their first day of pre-K. Now they are high school sophomores...


May 02, 2018

Happy May! in In the Meadow

Happy May! I want to thank the new people running PB for keeping this site going. I would have really missed PB if it went away. Also thank you to Simple Mind for five years of running PB. M...


March 27, 2018

Very Sad in In the Meadow

I am so sorry to learn prosebox is going away! We did have five good years. I have heard of my diary.com and I got an email from Bruce at OD. Have not checked that out yet.


February 02, 2018

January Update in In the Meadow

The past month has been busy. Kayla and Timmy have been going to after school tutoring to help with their homework. The group meets two days a week. It has helped them to get a better understa...


Here we are on New Year’s Eve in the Eastern Time Zone. I will catch up on some of this fall’s happenings. Kayla and Timmy are now in tenth grade. I think they are better adjusted this year, a...


December 25, 2017

Yuletide in In the Meadow

I wanted to wish a Merry Christmas to all those who celebrate. I am going to try to update here more. Have not totally felt like myself over the past few months for a variety of reasons. I am ...


September 07, 2017

First Day of School in In the Meadow

Today is the first day of school. Kayla and Timmy start school at 8:35 and Aaron starts at 8:00. The twins are tenth graders this year and have already been in the high school for a year. This...


Today is the last day of summer vacation. Tomorrow Kayla and Timmy start tenth grade and Aaron starts seventh grade. We have had a quiet end of summer. We went to the beach and park several tim...


August 12, 2017

Summer Update in In the Meadow

The summer is going by quickly. I can hardly believe it is August 12th already. I was born in Charlottesville, Virginia and I have been watching news coverage of the racist hatred in Charlotte...


Kayla and Timmy are having their final exams this week. They had English 9 and Global Studies I earlier this week. They are currently taking the Regents exam in Earth Science. Tomorrow afterno...


Aaron is twelve years old today! My baby is not a baby anymore. I remember when he was a newborn. I held him in my lap and we sat on the porch in the warm summer weather. It’s tough being a y...


Kayla and Timmy are fifteen years old today! It was fifteen years ago that they were born in the hospital in Southern California. I remember carrying them in the double bassinet when they were ne...


May 04, 2017

Quick Note in In the Meadow

I have not been a very reliable proseboxer of late. A lot has happened since I was last on here. There was Kayla’s play, the kids started baseball / softball, and we took a trip to Fort Myers B...


March 16, 2017

Late Winter Update in In the Meadow

The musical “Oliver” at Kayla’s school starts tonight. She is in the chorus. The show is on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights and there is a matinee on Sunday. The past week she has been r...


February 02, 2017

School Update in In the Meadow

The school year is moving right along. Kayla and Timmy are adjusting to high school. There is more freedom than they are used to and that has been something to get used to. We helped them work...


January 13, 2017

Exam Week in In the Meadow

Kayla and Timmy are home today because this is the midterm exam week for high schools. It is the week when kids take the New York Regents exams. This week definitely makes me feel like the mom ...


December 24, 2016

Christmas Eve in In the Meadow

I wish a Happy Christmas Eve to all who celebrate. My apologies as I have not been a very good writer or noter over this past month. I have been reading, but not a very good noter. Kayla finish...


We have reached the two month marker of the twins starting high school and Aaron starting sixth grade. This is the longest time I have gone between entries, I think. Being the parent of high sc...


The kids had three days of school this past week. Timmy and Kayla had ninth grade orientation on Wednesday, then classes on Thursday and Friday. Aaron had sixth grade on Wednesday through Frida...


Here we are at Labor Day and almost the first day of school. Kayla and Timmy have ninth grade orientation on Wednesday and classes start Thursday. Aaron starts sixth grade on Wednesday. My bab...


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