Playground assembly complete!

At least, the structure itself is complete. We still have to finish the edging and add mulch.

The rock wall, assembled on the garage floor

The rock wall, assembled on the garage floor

The rock wall, with rocks attached

The rock wall, with rocks attached

The swing arm, with hardware attached

The swing arm, with hardware attached

Kyle, showing off his climbing skills

Kyle, showing off his climbing skills

Land Ho!

Land Ho!

Wheeeeeee!

Wheeeeeee!

A wide view of the playground. The swings are all that remains to assemble.

A wide view of the playground. The swings are all that remains to assemble.

The three boys having fun on the swings

The three boys having fun on the swings

The completed playground

The completed playground

The garden grows

The irises in full bloom

The irises in full bloom

The roses, just beginning to bloom, and the lavender

The roses, just beginning to bloom, and the lavender

Katra filled the planter with annuals.

Katra filled the planter with annuals.

Another view of the iris bed

Another view of the iris bed

A white peony, just starting to open

A white peony, just starting to open

Park district preschool graduation

Today the Oswego Park District held a graduation ceremony for the outgoing preschoolers at Fox Bend Golf Course.

The full graduating group, from several classes. Kyle is on the far right.

The full graduating group, from several classes. Kyle is on the far right.

Kyle waiting to walk up and receive his diploma

Kyle waiting to walk up and receive his diploma

A high five for Ms. Kate

A high five for Ms. Kate

Kyle receives his diploma

Kyle receives his diploma

Kyle with his teachers and the rest of his class

Kyle with his teachers and the rest of his class

Throwing the graduation caps

Throwing the graduation caps

Kyle with his aide, Ms. Debbie (left) and his teacher, Ms. Kate (right)

Kyle with his aide, Ms. Debbie (left) and his teacher, Ms. Kate (right)

Five Grandchildren

Back row: Gabe, Shane Joe. Front row: Grandma Ellen, Kyle, Grandpa Bob, Ian

Back row: Gabe, Shane, Joe. Front row: Grandma Ellen, Kyle, Grandpa Bob, Ian

Ian and Kyle go off exploring

Ian and Kyle go exploring

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Kyle demonstrates the "Advanced" Perfect Push-up

Kyle demonstrates the "Advanced" Perfect Push-up

Ian parks some cars

Ian parks some cars

TRACTORS!

On our recent trip to Missouri, Grandma and Grandpa Knoernschild (“Mamaw” and “Bopaw”) took Kyle and Ian to the tractor dealer. The boys were thrilled. Climbing around on tractors is WAY better than any playground.

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