Autumn Aliens

We visited a farm in Pennsylvania to pick some pumpkins and gourds to bring home.   My son was intrigued by their funny shapes and bright colors.  They reminded me of the silly monsters he draws – cute alien creatures with round or oval bodies filled in by swirls or dots and topped with one to … More Autumn Aliens

Lego Garden

We all have a dream garden. For my son, it is a room full of Legos! Several weeks ago we visited the Lego exhibit: Towering Ambition at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. It was amazing to see Lego models of some of the most famous buildings in the world, including the Empire State … More Lego Garden

Our Christmas Tree

This week I brought home carrots and radishes from our garden plot. We still have carrots, spinach and turnips growing under row covers. Today we did not visit our garden plot, but searched for a Christmas tree. Our son found our Christmas tree today at a local Christmas tree stand.  He insisted on bringing home … More Our Christmas Tree