Lily was excited to use her new ice skating bag!
Merry Christmas Eve!
She had the whole rink to herself! I don’t think figure skaters practice much around the holidays…
Buddies Nathan and Nick
My Hillary Clinton Ready-For-Action Figure from Jenn and Sean (should we introduce her to your Bill Clinton doll, Dad?)
Christmas hash run with Alex!
Spent the first official day of winter break at the Iowa City mall with Lily and Marisa: ice skating, lunch at Panera, and lots of Christmas shopping!
Lily skated beautifully to Holly Jolly Christmas!
I received my Masters in Science from Western Illinois University yesterday. My little family of four and my mother-in-law traveled out in two vehicles to Macomb, Illinois, for the graduation ceremony. Already this winter has proven to be frightful, and we traveled in icy rain on the way up and snow on the way home. I graduated with my masters 20 years after my bachelor’s degree. I always wanted my masters but life kind of got in the way. I…