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Mar8

Sunday Afternoon Stroller Stroll with Daddy

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Mar1

Friends

While I have been posting on the theme of Living the Dream in jest, I cannot help but marvel at our amazing friends here. Frankly, I wonder at times if we deserve such immense love and support. We can get so absorbed in our busy life that we sometimes fail to show up in the […]

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Feb9

Writing

Serena and Annika are making Valentine’s this week. As they got to working on the writing part, we noticed they are level-jumping in their writing, each of them. Serena wrote, “Im 4” all on her own, with no discussion, no asking how to spell “I’m”. Nothing. Then she showed us and we both almost cried. […]

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Feb8

Totally Random Girl Narrated (mostly) Photo Update

Serena and her fluffy soft pink slippers (she chose this picture to put in this update and uploaded it herself!) Happy Simone – playing with her new choo choo train spinning top from Grammy for Christmas Aunt Nancy! Reading, as often, to a riveted crowd. (Really – Serena is just visualizing the story…) Grammy – […]

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Nov23

Oma and Nana Visit!

Oma (my Gramma) and Nana came to visit! Nothing beats the unstructured time of out of town visiting, especially with Norma’s generous and kind hospitality. They stayed next door at Norma’s house but could walk over to our house with great ease for dinner, visiting, various item exchanges… and we did the same. This arrangement […]

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Nov12

Serena the Artist

Does every parent have secret plans to save their child’s early artwork so that one day, when they are discovered to be an extraordinary, world-renouned artist they can pull out that artwork and show where it all began? Me, too. Serena draws many, many ballerina’s every day. (As this one is, they usually have on […]

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Oct9

General Play

We’ve had this on our wall for months. It’s Serena’s first map, she made it in preschool last Spring. Jim is so proud and hopeful that his love of maps is showing up in Serena. Car seat “HI!” Serena was very upset that Simone had a whole half of our loaf of french bread. I […]

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Sep28

Suttle Lake – Not So Subtle Us

We took a short road trip to Suttle Lake today, which is about 45 minutes from our house. A lovely day in so many ways; stunningly blue skies and warm temperate weather, a whole day with no other commitments, and happy dispositions all around. There’s just something primally exhilirating about pristine nature (see Annika running […]

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Sep28

Annika Ballerina

Annika started in Ms. Marcelle’s Pre-ballet class last Wednesday (the same one Serena was in last year.) Here she is, dancing like a true ballerina on the first day.

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Sep28

Simone and Baby Calin

Simone loves her baby, Calin. I just found baby bottles that don’t have toxic chemicals in them (not known toxic chemicals, anyway…) and the girls are thrilled. It’s a bit funny because the girls have each had no more than 10 bottles of milk, when they were infants (Serena has had about 3, maybe at […]

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