Monday, June 20, 2016

Maker Faire

We went to the National Maker Faire in DC last Saturday. 

a life-size R2D2 rolling around, pretty neat

lots of booths sponsored by robotics and tech companies. This one is a RadioShack tent where the kids learned about soldering. They each got a kit and an employee helped them to put them together.

The finished product: a Maker Fair Robot pin with flashing lights

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Carson's 11th birthday

Because his birthday is on a Wednesday, Carson had his birthday party on a Saturday before, so he could have a friend Ethan come over. We had pizza and made rubix cube cupcakes.

Opening presents; Carson had been waiting for a long time for this moment!

He got lots of cool and comfy shirts and shorts.

and some books he's had on his list for a while

Keith looking through the warriors book. This morning, Carson got breakfast sandwiches (english muffins, egg, sausage, cheese, etc. ) and got a box of Mike'n Ikes and we popped some (exploding-confetti ) poppers. He's 11 years old!

Sunday, June 5, 2016