(Mr. Nielson in 2000 and in 2014, I took both photos) I bet you didn't know Mr. Nielson is a sk8ter ....more

Family Theme #7 (haters gonna hate)

Our theme for the 2013-2014 year was taken from...more

Family Theme #6

**My heart and prayers go out to all who were personally affected...more

Family Theme #5

Our 2011-2012 theme was taken again from our families favorite book,...more

Family Theme #4

To Learn with Joy was our 2010-2011 Family Theme, which was taken from my Favorite book, ...more

Family Theme #3

Listen and Obey was 2009-2010 family theme. It was a miracle that the back to school feast even took place this year. I was still pretty fragile and sick ....more

How I got off pain meds.

I think it is safe to say that I have had enough morphine and other pain ...more

Family Theme #2

Be Prepared was 2008's family theme. Claire was heading into 1st grade this year while Jane was in morning kindergarten. I wanted to make this year extra special....more

Family Theme #1

On September 19th, 2004, Mr. Nielson and...more

Pizza on the porch.

Last Friday to kick off our Labor Day weekend, ...more