James and new fur-baby Charlie
Wallace welcomes new brother Theodore Jan 29
GG Isley meets new baby Theo
Micah and GG Isley were together to watch the Big Game!
I met up with some cousins in Kansas on our way to Idaho.
Somewhere in Colorado, on our way to Boise.
Entering Utah, on our last long slog to Boise.
Perry with his boys!
Freya settling in to her new apartment
Incredible sunset from Micah's back steps.
Exploring some frozen parks in mid February .
Grandma and Grandpa Isley with baby Theodore
My baby sister's stained glass workshop
GG Isley holds the sleeping Theo
A small crowd wishing GG Isley happy birthday in March
Pop-Pop with Freya in Boise
Geoff and Dawn at Easter
Pop-pop reading to the boys
Geoff and Wallace on the Camp Hebron paddleboats
Matching stylish hats!
All the ladies pose with Theo! (Kaytee, Dawn, Irene, Carol)
The happiest baby you've ever met!
Quality time with Wallace
James and Maddie riding with Charlie
Stained glass project
Brenda and Lin making something yummy and Asian
Geoff in Minneapolis, at a CIVA conference
Dawn and Freya at the Boise Zoo
James and Maddie reading to Freya in July
James's barbershop quartet competing in SLC, Utah
Post-nap reading with Grandma
Dressed for church in Boise
The Boise Isleys on their porch
Exploring some ID state parks on our way home
High mountain desert of southeastern Idaho
Wallace turns 6!
Carol settling into her new apartment
5 cousins: (Vanessa, Perry, William, James, Jon)
Dawn and Lin pose before she leaves for a brief home visit
Cape May breakfast club with the Gemberlings
Biking through the DEPOT in Cape May, NJ
James and Maddie having ice cream on the mall.
One of the sand castles for the week
James and Maddie on Sunset Beach
Cape May Book Club
Enjoying the grandsons
Wallace loves to teach us the rules
Singing in the back seat!
Dawn and Maddie playing with Theodore in the basement
James wrestling with Wallace in the basement
Learning to sit up
Playing Uncle Wiggly at Camp Hebron
Wallace and Geoff on the hammock at Camp Hebron
GG Isley with Theo at lunch on the deck
Theo learning to drive
Music Festival at the Blue Ridge Winery with Sibs
Wagon ride with the baby brother
Saturday breakfast date with the grandkids
Sunday dinner with the GGs
Walks to the creek to check on the walnuts
Sanctuary setup for Taize this fall
Making comforters for MCC #GreatWInterWarmup
Handsome 6-year-old Wallace
Carving pumpkins with the boys
New Tulip Window, completed this fall, and SOLD!
Selfie at the Mercer Tile Museum
Touring Mercer's castle with the sibs
Dawn reads to her daycare kids while Freya was visiting
Micah and Freya were here for 2 weeks in November
Pop-Pop holding Theo
Game playing with friends
After-bath, watching Peppa Pig with Grandma
Visiting the National Aquarium in Baltimore
Dinner with James and Maddie after visiting Baltomore
Wallace reading to Freya
Dawn and Geoff at a friend's wedding
the Happy Couple: Douglas and Caitlin Addleman
Fun-loving ladies helping Ellie celebrate her son's wedding
Micah was in the wedding, but they all looked great!
Wallace loves his bubble bath
Wallace and the playhouse Grandma set up in the living room
Thanksgiving with the GGs at church.
James and Maddie helped Wallace set up our Christmas tree
I made them tie a comforter before they got their food
Post Thanksgiving games
College friends' Christmas party (and my window on site)
Best College friends ever
The Harrisburg Historic Homes candlelight tour
Reading to the boys on the porch
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Just a smattering of the better images from this year's activities. I admit up front that there's a lot of cute grandchildren in there! Be forewarned!
If you're interested in seeing the stained glass windows I've created they're at this link.
My 2019 Christmas letter (PDF) is here.
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