Tag Archives: grade school

This Year’s Speech Competition

V and I knew early on that our dear son was great at memorizing things–facts, books, driving directions–from a very early age.  Since he began grade school, part of his weekly curriculum has been recalling and reciting verses from the Bible.  He has always been able to recite his verse early in the week for […]

How Do You Spell Disappointment?

As some of you know, L. participated in both a regional and state spelling bee last year.  We had a great time making some road trips last fall and watching him spell word after word.  In the regional bee, he and the other finalist went back and forth, with L. finally missing a word.  Since […]