Our 2015 Photos and Journal Entries
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January - a little tennis, lots of basketball, indoor soccer, pinewood derby, Godspell, but mostly basketball.

February - a visit from Jesse, both boys won their basketball tournaments, the gingerbread house demolition, indoor soccer and lots and lots of snow.

March - FPCMA Variety Show, Whitetop Laurel, track, quiz bowl, a Boy Scout meeting and roll practice in the pool.

April - Cruise to the Bahamas, I started running, Jackson's Track season, Ben's soccer, WEBELOS Last Hoorah

May - soccer and track, Jackson turned 15, Ben turned 12, Mother's Day, Ben's team won the soccer tournament, my first 5K(Jackson ran it with me), Ben bridged out of Cub Scouts and earned his Arrow of Light, a visit from Alan and Jimmy, kayaking and hiking, Air Bound, my first 10K (Jackson ran it with me), Amy and Ben ran a 5K, strawberry picking.

June - Youth Sunday, graduation parties, a neighborhood cookout, end of school awards, a visit from Jack and Cindy, Martin's book signing, dinner at the Barnard's, Indoor Soccer, a mission trip to Baltimore, we built a fire pit at the river, Father's Day, lots of running, blackberry picking, I made a 12 mile run, a trip to the movies and more time by the river.

July - A Beacon trip to Banner Elk, we met Papa's new puppy Smokey, Independence Day at Timmesa's house, dinner at the Barnard's, Jackson went to Houston, TX to visit Jack, Seth's Birthday party, a river trip with the Beacons, camping at Deep Creek and at the Occoee, camping in Kibler with the Joyce family, Tweetsie Railroad.

August - Indoor soccer, Bronx's birthday party, a trip to Colonial Heights, Papa's birthday on the river, Atlantic Beach, School Starts, indoor soccer, first XC meet of the year, Ben starts Boy Scouts. 

September -We got a puppy!  Jackson ran cross country, Ben played soccer, Porch Fest, Ben's first Boy Scout camping trip, Joe's big Nerf war, local paddling.

October - River's first full month with us, XC meets, one during a torrential rainstorm, soccer. the corn maze with the Beacons, dog sat Daisy for the Yuell's and Toto for the Beasley's.  Ben went to TN, I went to Breaks, VA

November - Backpack camping at Doughton park with Boy Scouts, a hike on Pilot Mt with the family and River, Thanksgiving at Alan's house and a visit to the Christmas tree farm.

December - Advent Wreaths, Candy Houses and Basketball.  My good friend Sammy passed away.  Soccer, Winter Track.  Jackson broke his nose.  Christmas.