Henry and Carol’s 50th Anniversary – 7/14/2019

My in-laws celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Danelle and Brian organized a party at Cyrano’s to celebrate. Many years before, Henry and Carol had one of their first dates at Cyrano’s, making the venue especially appropriate. We were very excited to have a great turnout.  All of Henry and Carol’s siblings, children, and grandchildren were … Continue reading “Henry and Carol’s 50th Anniversary – 7/14/2019”

Harry Potter at the Symphony – 4/14/2019

I purchased tickets from CineConcerts to see the St. Louis Symphony play “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”. The jest of this is that the movie is played on a large screen while the orchestra plays the musical score of the movie live in front of us. We also took Danelle’s parents with … Continue reading “Harry Potter at the Symphony – 4/14/2019”

Late Thanksgiving – 11/24/2018

Holidays are what you make of them. We were all busy, so we decided to have our family Thanksgiving late. We all met at Henry and Carol’s house. The plan was an evening to eat and hang out. Of course, its a tradition that we play board games. I learned something interesting today. There is … Continue reading “Late Thanksgiving – 11/24/2018”

St. Louis 6th Grade All Suburban Orchestra

Sonora was recommended by her music teacher to participate in the St. Louis All Suburban Orchestra. This involved her learning new music on her own and going to several practices after hours with the rest of the group. We were lucky that my parents were able to come in from Kansas City for the weekend … Continue reading “St. Louis 6th Grade All Suburban Orchestra”