October, '17

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Contentment.  (10/2/17)


Peaceful.  (10/2/17)



Helping me draw cards for a story prompt.  (10/4/17)


Our little star after a brilliant performance in the RCT production of Schoolhouse Rock Live Jr.  (10/7/17)


In the middle of a lush carpet, beside a trampoline mountain, Wesley constructed a castle.  (10/11/17)



It was a good castle, and a pony moved in.  (10/11/17)


In spite of many adventures involving fires and smoke detectors, another pony moved in as well.  (10/11/17)



A lot more ponies moved into the castle, and some of them sought out mouse-milk for their tea.  Wesley gathered sugar cubes for them from the Lego bucket.  (10/11/17)


As is often the case, Wesley has here turned into a dog.  (10/11/17)


A perfect little one.  (10/14/17)


Bumpy pumpkins.  (10/14/17)

Revisiting her true love.  (10/15/17)


Hiding from the turkeys.  (10/15/17)


Hiding much more effectively from the turkeys.  (10/15/17)


A difference of opinion.  (10/15/17)


Part way through the maze, the children turned into goats.  (10/15/17)


The goats ate their way out.  (10/15/17)


Spider-Man teams up with a goat to become the latest and greatest crime-fighting duo.  (10/15/17)


Tiny Batman falls asleep on the floor after a long morning of saving the world.  (10/17/17)


Helping to get a coat of primer on our new fence before it rains.  (10/18/17)


Smugly eating yogurt while their mom's away at a writing date.  (10/20/17)


Wesley meets a werewolf while out buying green paint for the fence.  (10/20/17)


Wesley says this ladybug loves him.  He named her Lady Doug.  (10/25/17)


Meeting and learning about a baby T-rex.  (10/25/17)


Cuddling a baby triceratops.  (10/25/17)



Lunch at Costco with Grandma.  (10/27/17)


Elaine receives an email telling her that she's been cast in her first principle role in a play:  Hero Girl in The Polar Express.  (10/27/17)


Checking out Grandma's new car.  (10/28/17)


The Little Prince with his fox and aviator run into a vampire -- he declares, "We're a family!"  (10/29/17)


This family is ready for a Halloween party.  (10/29/17)



Battling ghosts and hiding from sunlight.  (10/29/17)


Total Eclipse of the Blood.  (10/29/17)


The little prince tries to tame a wild kazoonicorn.  (10/29/17)


Attacked by a space dragon!  (10/29/17)


Protecting himself among the yellow leaves.  (10/29/17)



Wesley wanted his pumpkin to look like Cookie Monster.  We did our best.  (10/29/17)


Elaine wanted her pumpkin to look like a cat.  (10/29/17)


Ghost cat and Cookie Monster jack-o-lanterns.  (10/29/17)


Wesley insisted on a moment alone with Cookie Monster jack-o-lantern outside.(10/29/17)


A whole new view.  (10/30/17)


"My rose."  (10/31/17)



Beloved rose, tamed fox.  (10/31/17)


My rose, my fox, my prince.  (10/31/17)


All frolicking together.  (10/31/17)



Closer and closer and closer.  (10/31/17)


Perfect happiness.  (10/31/17)



Drawing sheep and taming raccoons.  (10/31/17)


Fishing for duckies.  (10/31/17)


Taking a dinner break before more trick-or-treating.  (10/31/17)


The "Trek-or-treat" crew.  (10/31/17)


Counting her candy to compare it to last year's haul.  (10/31/17)


He could not have loved the first taste of this lollipop more.  Then he was done with it and ready to try a different candy.  (10/31/17)

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