I’m Most Proud of You When You Fail.

Tonight I watched you stand out on that diving board, so tall and proud.  You have worked so hard for this all season, conquering all the fears you had of having all eyes on you as you dive.  I watched you take a deep breath and launch yourself backward, twisting in the air in a […]

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Bowen’s First Swim Meet!

Bowen has been working at one thing, very hard, all summer.  He wanted to swim one length of our pool.  If he could do this, he could swim in his first official swim meet.  Bowen has participated in competitions through the DAAA in the past, but he was dying to become part of our local […]

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Ally in Washington DC

This week, Ally got a chance to hold the whole world in her hands for just a little bit as she explored our nation’s capital, all by herself. The photography in this post is all her, up until the photos at the end of her re-entry.  She took an online class with me before she […]

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I’m Doing the Best I Can.

I’m headed to the middle school to pick up Miss Ally in just a few short hours.  We are SO excited to have her back after a week in DC.  If you follow me on Facebook, you’ve seen my updates from her.  She has texted daily, emailed and sent photos.  Then she told us she […]

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