posts tagged with 'this moment'

moments from the week

the boys posing in front of a gigantic inflatable Pikachu

pokemon world

Moments and images from the past week.

Kamilah taking a picture of Zion between the blueberry bushes

berry picking with today's modern youth

Lijah raking in the garden


our car paused at a Connecticut rest stop at dawn

dawn rest stop

cards on a play mat in our hotel room

pokemon travel

Harvey concentrating on Pokemon cards at a crowded table

playing for the World Championship


moments from the week

kids playing around the ford in Concord's Great Meadows bird sanctuary

the ford in the meadow

We'll write words again one day, I promise. For now, here are some moments from the past week.

Zion in black clothes with a bow and arrow

ninja boy

lots of kids smushed together at the bottom of our slide

all-ages fun

Zion nailing in a board on the porch

fixing a hole

Harvey swimming in Walden Pond

at the pond with Harvey

Leah and the boys singing with Grandpa Ira on the guitar

family sing

pokemon players concentrating

testing for Worlds


moments from the week

Zion standing on a cliffside looking way down at the road


Moments from the past week.

Lijah, Liam, and Henry sitting on the railing of a bandstand watching itinerant musicians

watching the concert

Zion and Lijah sleeping in the tent

sleeping well

Zion and Lijah posing with the ice cream lobster in Bar Harbor


Zion photographing Nathan as Nathan climbs a rock tower in Bar Harbor

action photography

Lijah swimming in a pool

camp pool!

kids posing atop a rock

and then summer camp

Zion and Lijah watching a

library action


moments from the week

Zion sliding down a big bounce house slide

the evening's entertainments

Moments from the past week.

the boys and Nathan eating ice cream on the porch

porch ice cream

Zion smiling to show his missing top tooth

tooth changes

Harvey walking across a big log over a dried-up pond

hiking adventure

Mama giving Lijah a haircut

summer cut

Lijah climbing up a birch tree furnished with spikes for a ladder

up the birch ladder

Zion and Lijah on the beach at Wiscasset looking at the water

on vacation


moments from the week

Harvey playing drums in the Jacksons' shed


Just a couple moments from the past week.

the kids cycling along a tree-shaded bike path

cycling to keep cool

Zion and Lijah in a castle-shaped bounce house

bounce kings


moments from the week

Lijah sitting on the table drawing

the drawing table

Moments from the past week.

Harvey playing checkers on the giant street board in Lexington

street checkers

Lijah and Jack doing a puppet show at the library

puppets with friends

Lijah picking black raspberries to eat

berrying at home

Zion with scotch tape over his mouth

silenced all his life

the kids in the water at Walden Pond under ominous gray clouds

just before the downpour

Zion limboing at an outdoor concert

summer concert season, limbo season

Harvey waiting to blow out birthday candles at the picnic table on the lawn

birthday party at last!


moments from the week

they boys playing in biggish waves

playing with the Atlantic Ocean

Moments from the past week.

the boys gluing shells and sea glass with Grandma

crafting with Grandma

Zion reading a book to his brothers on the beach

beach reading

boys biking past bollards painted to read

the happiest path in town

Lijah dropping baking soda into vinegar on the back porch

outdoor chemistry

kids with backpacks looking out onto Fawn Lake

summer camp is back

the boys playing in a spray fountain on the shores of Boston Harbor

city water


moments from the week

Lijah in the canoe trailing his hand in the water

river fingers

Moments from the past week.

Harvey reading to an admiring Natalie

he's a good reader

Zion with squashed strawberry running down his leg

my leg is bleeding!

Lijah in the canoe, Harvey and a friend swimming alongside

a canoe is endless fun

hamburgers and french fries cooking on the fire

meat and potatoes

the kids at the Great Meadows

great meadows

Zion playing with duplo train tracks

making a world

an artistic barn set up for a party

barn party


moments from the week

Harvey blowing out the candles on a birthday cake

the first of many cakes for this birthday

Moments from the past week.

Lijah riding a bike with training wheels

upgrading from three wheels to four

Harvey ready to blow out another candle

another day, another cake!

Lijah playing at the edge of a fountain

getting only a little bit wet

Zion (and Harvey far away) riding down a path

biking to a birthday party

Zion holding up a big M&M cookie

cookie smile


moments from the week

Lijah in tiger face paint roaring while holding a lollipop

tigers like the orange lollipops

Moments from the past week.

Lijah up high in a tree, with a ladder below him

up a tree

Lijah in lion sweatshirt making lemondade

a study in yellow

the boys playing a board game

sometimes it rains

the boys eating ice cream in a crowded church hall

strawberry fest (with ice cream)

Harvey lying in the grass reading a book

always reading