Leadville Firecracker 5K 2016

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Distance 3.11 miles Time 37:06 Rank 132nd It was Sydney vs. Reagan vs. Kayla vs. Dad at the annual 5K in Leadville. We were excited to run as a family but that went to hell as soon as the race started. Kayla took off and passed us all. But we caught her within a few blocks and then Sydney took … Read More

Summer Fun @ Copper Mountain

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We spend a lot of weekends at Copper Mountain skiing in the winter. But it turns out they keep the place pretty busy in the summer too. Festivals and events are happening all the time. But during the weekdays it is nice and quiet and the kids love to go there and play. You can get a “summer season pass” … Read More

Gymnastics, Again

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The girls left gymnastics a few years ago in favor of other sports. But Reagan had a new found interest this winter so we let her sign up for one day a week to see if she was interested in getting back in it. She actually had to skip soccer one day a week so you see the priorities. Today, … Read More

Wax Museum

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This was something I hadn’t seen done before. The 5th graders all were assigned a historical figure. They had to memorize a speech and then participate in a “wax museum”. Upon arrival, we saw a grid formation of these students, I mean characters. All dressed in costume representing their character. They stood still and when you walked up to them … Read More

Field Day

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Today was the district field day where many elementary schools take a bus to Longmont High School and compete in events against each other. Reagan came away with a bunch of ribbons after placing as high as 2nd in some events. Such a fast kid! I can’t wait until she races someday.