So, trusty readers, you may be thinking to yourselves: Roy & Sarah sure have a lot to write about, but what is Noah up to these days? In the first of another new series, we will focus on what Noah has been thinking about lately. Because the blog is about the entire family’s experiences over the course of the year and because it is a great way to capture Noah’s development.

Noah claims he hasn’t heard the story on the radio about the Chilean coal miners, but …

Rescuers with shovels, bottom corners, prepare to rescue miner, center.

The miners in the center, waiting for the rescuer on the right.

A happier cave picture, featuring a party of explorers with headlamps among the stalactites and stalagmites.

One of the many things I love about this boy, is that everyone he draws—people, even miners trapped underground, animals, monsters, etc…–is smiling.  Always.