Patrick Dempsey, the star from the hit TV show Gray's Anatomy, is up at Black Mountain today. He has an annual bike and run fundraiser for cancer, and the mountain sponsors a team. Patrick grew up 20 miles from here in Buckfield. Here at the house, William is watching the TV show Lost and Soenke is gearing up to visit Katriel's (Brazil) home to make schnitzel. Alex, who has been living with us of the past 3 weeks, is down at his girlfriend's home. Bailey and I just got off the mountain in the backyard after a morning work session behind the computer. Bailey edits well. Here are some photos from the past few days. The kids had a snow day--more like a snow-sleet-rain day--on Wednesday, so it was a laid-back week.
The boys worked at the state ski meet to help their team. Our friend Kelly took pictures of the meet and of the boys. The Mountain Valley team came in 2nd place for Class B skiing.
We visited Kate and Gayle this evening for a Thanksgiving meal. My friends used to live 3 houses away, but as they near retirement they downsized into a neat little house a couple of miles away.
Here's a fun article with photos about our summer home. Click here for the article.
The ski team had the second half of the championships today and won. Now, it's on to the state championships.
The ski team had their conference championship on Saturday. Here are some shots from the meet in Farmington.
The boys made the papers again yesterday. This one was for the regional paper called the Lewiston Dailey Sun. You can read the article by clicking on this sentence.