With three teenagers in the house (14-year-old boy/girl twins and a 13-year-old daughter), you’d expect there to be a lot of drama.  Hey, there are days, but this is the good kind of drama:  my daughter “lettered” in Drama as a freshman at her high school this year.  This is a huge accomplishment that took […]

The prominent, distinctive bell tower of the Webster House stands tall with Liberty Memorial high on a hill in the background.  The building opened in 1886 and is one of the oldest remaining public school buildings in Kansas City.  It closed in 1932 and was renovated in 2000.  It now stands in the shadow of the Kauffman […]

Nothing makes it more clear that summer has ended than the sight of a school bus in your neighborhood!  The start of this school year brings with it several milestones at our house: my twins are now in high school, entering their final phase of life with me that will have them off at college […]

While I was walking on the Ironwoods Park trail, this water pump outside of the Historic Oxford School House caught my eye in the early morning sunlight. You Might Also Enjoy: Sculptures of Kansas City:  Prairie Lessons Sculptures of Kansas City:  Pioneer Crossing

I’m not sure what possessed me to play with a box of crayons.  Maybe it’s because school starts in a few weeks, and I still need to buy school supplies for my four kids.  Or perhaps it has to do with the milestone event of my oldest niece starting Kindergarten two weeks ago.  (Yeah, they start […]