And you lose some.
John did not make All-State band. I don't think he is too disappointed. Out of twenty that auditioned from his high school, four made the cut. They were all seniors. Maybe next year!
The football team didn't just win some. They won it all! The bulldogs are state football champions in the 6A division. Lots of fun cheering them on this season.
David and I took Grace to the school district's awards program for the Reflections contest. It was a fun evening. After the students were recognized individually, we attended a reception showcasing the winning entries this year. We were able to browse through the many art, photography and literature entries while listening to the students' music compositions (including Grace's) playing in the background. She was all smiles when she heard her song being played.
We are counting down the days to Christmas! Presents are bought. Not many are wrapped. Well, actually, none of them are wrapped. With any luck, I will fix that little problem today. It shouldn't take very long to wrap four lumps of coal.
Gingerbread house construction...
Grace's Reflections awards for winning at the school level...