Friday, October 20, 2006

1st place in the season

Daniel's Sat. league team went undefeated in the regular season play, only to lose the first game of the tournament - that was a hard loss and a hard lesson in the life of an athlete! Posted by Picasa

Daniel and Co.

These are some of Daniel's classmates/buddies (the boy in the middle is an MK to Italy) Posted by Picasa


Joshua's (front middle) soccer team took first place in the 12-14 yr.-old division. This is a Saturday city league. Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Soup, salad, and sandwiches in cooking class!

Joshua's 7th grade cooking class invited their parents to join them for lunch. They prepared potato soup, fruit salad, toasted ham and cheese sandwiches, and rice krispie/ice cream dessert. It was really good.....and lots of fun!
Josh and Mom at the "dining" table Josh gets our drinks from his cooking teacher.
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Race for Education

Daniel's and Becky's school (K-5) had a fund raiser - they ran/walked for 1 hour! Daniel and the boy behind him (a 5th-grader) tied for overall laps run for the whole school - 26 laps, which is
6 1/2 miles!!!!!!!
Becky shows her card with the holes punched for number of laps she completed! She tied for overall laps run in her first grade class - 18 laps!!!
Daniel, along with his teacher and two girls from his class, who won awards for most laps in their 3rd grade class.

Becky with her classmates who won awards for the most laps in their 1st grade class. Posted by Picasa

Saturday, October 14, 2006

Look - it's snow!!!

Yes, we had a tiny flurry on Thursday and the kids were sooooo excited! Can you see that tiny, little white dot on the brick???? That's it! Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

End of tennis season party

Joshua finished the school's tennis season with 6 wins and 2 losses. He is the first boy on the left in this picture. (these are just the 7th graders on the team) He did a great job! Posted by Picasa


A friend from church takes Joshua, Daniel, and Becky fishing!
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Monday, October 09, 2006

Quick trip to Michigan

Ken's brother, Steve, and wife, Anita, along with grandbaby, "Bela" which means beautiful!
Three generations of Collins' men! (Steve, Joshua, Ken, Daniel, Dad Collins) We also had the opportunity to visit our supporting church, Immanuel Bible Church in Saginaw Posted by Picasa

Becky's field trip!

Becky's first grade class took a trip to the local apple orchard. We (Susan went along) saw animals that live at the orchard, as well as bees that help pollinate the orchard, and also had a chance to help pick a few apples too!
Becky (pink) and a friend aren't quite sure they want to pet the goose! Posted by Picasa