Fun with the Grand Kids

On Labor Day, I took Grace, Audrey and Luke to the Morton Arboretum.  We collected atmospheric Data for the GLOBE program.  Now that Grace is in 4th grade, I let her enter the data into the GLOBE database. Dan and Sabine were busy moving into another house, so that they could add another level to their house.
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Grace and Audrey cleaned out the rain gauge. 

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Grace records the temperatures from the 6 day data logger.

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Grace takes surface temperatures.

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Audrey and Grace record the cloud types and cloud cover. 

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Luke checks out the waterfall.

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They pause for a picture on my favorite bench.

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We checked out the outdoor artwork.

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A roll down the hill is always fun.

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Luke compares his hand size to Grace's 2006 hand imprint.

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The ride home was sunny, so Grandma passed out sunglasses.

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The building materials are ready to be installed.

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Sabina gave the kids markers and let them create.

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On 9/11/11 Dan and Sabine had more moving to do. 

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So I took out my 70 year old Radio Flyer Red Wagon.

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Grace hit a crack and took a spill

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Nobody cried as they picked up the pieces.

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Audrey gives them a push for another run.

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Grace made the turn and headed down the sidewalk. 

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Another push by Audrey.

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The kids helped me pick some lunch.

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They paused to pet Roxy.

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Luke's arm fits right through the fence.

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These are some pictures of Luke's Dad when he was growing up.

On June 25th, 2011 we celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary on Mackinac Island at the Grand Hotel.

August 4-7, 2011 Bloomington Nationals

July 31, 2011 Roselle Champions

July 22, 2011 Rosemont Win against 18 year olds

June 12, 2011 Champions of the 12th Annual Heritage USSSA State Tournament. 

April 24, 2011 Happy Easter

February 1-2, 2011 Blizzard of 2011

December 25, 2010 Christmas at our house

December 20, 2010 Enchanted Railroad at the Arboretum

December 20, 2010 Cosley Zoo


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