Sunday, October 26, 2008

Family Update

We got new Sunday clothes for the kids because they both outgrew the ones they had. We went over to Kid-to-Kid and found a few dresses for Beth and a new shirt and pants for Eric. We have the hardest time finding pants with a small enough waist and long enough legs. He has no butt! It’s so hard to get anything to stay up! Of course just because we found a pair that would stay up doesn’t mean that it stopped him from pulling all his clothes off during primary, which he did. He got very upset when they insisted that he leave his paints on. Drama, forever drama. It does bring some great spice to life.

We received good news this week; Ryan won a short story contest and has been asked to present it at the English Department’s Reading Series at the end of this week. This is just a preview of things to come. I am so happy for you Ryan. Congratulations. He is making great progress on his thesis and the goal is to be done in April. He signed up his committee chair this last week, but Ryan still needed one more member. The committee chair recommended a professor in a different department, and even sent a glowing email (he mailed a copy of it to Ryan) to this other professor about how great Ryan’s work is and how he’s going places. It’s great to hear that his teachers, who are published authors, say that Ryan is an “Up and Coming” author.


Mike and Judy said...

Congratulations to you, Ryan. Maybe there is an end in site to this school thing!

Mom Alleman said...

OK--I don't know how you do it Cassie--but the pictures of Eric and Beth just get cuter and cuter!!Both Megan and I have sat here looking at the pictures for quite awhile and missing Eric and Beth very much!! We are sure proud of you Ryan and know that you have a great future ahead of you. Thanks again for the adorable pictures.

Mom A and Megan

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shelly jones said...

so adorable!! your kids are so sweet!!