Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Weather Balloon Launch

We took the kids out late at night to see a weather balloon launch in Blacksburg. It was amazing to see how high up we could still see the balloon!

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Inclined Planes

The kids love their new Egyptian playmobil set, and also love the "Inclined Plane" song from Sid the Science Kid.

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Art Museum Visit

We took the kids to their first art museum, in Richmond. They enjoyed looking at some examples of modern art.
We then took them to the visiting Egypt exhibit, where they watched a 3D film about mummies.

Sunday, January 15, 2012


Finally, we had enough snow to actually go sledding.
And Betty, of course, loves to eat fresh snow!

Saturday, January 07, 2012

Buffalo Mountain

We took the kids on a hike up to the top of Buffalo Mountain in Floyd.
We had a lot of fun getting to the top, but boy it was windy up there!
After none of them actually blew off the mountain, we then had a nice picnic lunch.

Monday, January 02, 2012

A Light Snow

The triplets left their marks after a light snowfall this morning.