Today is Ross's 8th birthday. It's a busy day, but I realized that I have a lot of stuff to post here!
We had a small party at our house on Sunday. The kids mostly romped through the backyard, entertaining themselves wonderfully. Of course, we had cake and ice cream, and a pinata. Here's Ross blowing out the candles (he took a long pause to make his wish):
Everyone around the pinata (left to right -- Kaitlyn, JD, Ross, Dylan, and Christopher):
Another milestone for Ross was receiving his Wolf badge in Cub Scouts. His pack had a moving-up ceremony for all the boys. The parents helped them put on their new bandannas, and the boys were thrilled! Ross is now a Bear. He plans to do some extra electives to earn an Arrow Point to wear on his uniform.
Meanwhile, I've been stitching as time allows. Here's the Walt Whitman quotation on my jeans purse: