Gabriella’s 10th Birthday Party

On Saturday, Gabriella had her birthday party with 6 of her closest BFFs. Unfortunately, Papa was away in Wallenpaupack, PA, with Elisa at a softball tournament. Mama, however, did a great job in preparing for the party, including making aprons for all, and pre-cooking, with a lot of help from Gabriella, the cookies and cupcakes […]

PA Softball Tournament

On Saturday, Elisa participated in a PA Softball Tournament near Lake Wallenpaupack. She had lots of fun, but their team competed against some very strong teams (they even had the girls’ names on the uniforms 🙂 ) The teams, and the rules, were very aggressive, but the Pennsbury Orange Crush fought a valiant fight!  They […]

Ricketts Glenn, June 2009

Another great trip to Ricketts Glen! We stayed four nights in the park, and had a great time in our favorite camp ground, despite one wash-out day. The Falls Trail is definitely the best hiking trail (in any PA park), with 21 beautiful waterfalls along the 7+ mile hike. The trip was also filled with […]

Softball Season ’09

Elisa has really enjoyed softball this spring … though many practices & games were canceled due to rain. Her season ended this weekend, but she will be participating in a U8 Tournament on the 26th, so she’ll have a few more practices & games to enjoy this season.

Riding Lessons

What young girl doesn’t want to ride horses? Apparently none, so ours have started riding lessons. Though they have been on horses a few times, in Belgium, this is the real thing! They need to be at the stables 15 minutes early to prep the horse, and stay until they have finished brushing them down, […]

Elisa’s 8th Birthday Party

A day late, due to illness, but no less fun, Elisa’s birthday party (with friends) was held on her birthday this year.  As usual, a great time was had by all.  The theme this year was “T-Shirt Design, Inc., 8th Annual Design Workshop.” All the attendees decorated their own t-shirts, and even made their own […]