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  • Broccoli

    Not so long ago we made Jude eat a piece of broccoli. This was one teeny, tiny piece of broccoli, like the size of a dime. This one little piece of broccoli was all that stood between his chubby little hands and an Otter Pop. All he had to do was swallow. In the mouth […]

  • The End (of Kindergarten)

    Well, it has happened. We no longer have a baby. Gigi is officially an ‘elementary’ aged child. On the last day, a lovely friend of mine named Ms. Elvrum, walked up to give Gigi the official inspection. She looked Gigi over, smelled her, measured her, and sure enough, Gigi is now ready for first grade! […]

  • Sleeping Over

    a poem by By Gigi Littlejohn I am scared sometimes at sleepovers But I am strong I never give up I know I am safe I don’t think about being sad scared or homesick I think about nice things like Disneyland playing the Wii going out to dinner I have my blankie and my sucker […]

  • Grassland Office

    We went to the park yesterday and I realized that the color scheme for my office was right there in front of me.  As I posted earlier I have that really greenish green as my big high point and then the grey tone like the tall brush in the background, and I decided to match […]


This is the archive for June, 2010.


Gigi Said

  • Topless Tapas 2012-11-03 18:44:52-

    Tami was leaving to go out with her friend and the kids begged to go with her. I said, "you don't want to go with mom, she is going to the Tapas bar and we are going to stay here and play games."

    Gigi stiffened, "That's weird", she said as she blushed. I processed fast and realized the problem. "TAPAS bar. It means 'small plate', not TOPLESS bar!"

Jude Said

  • Nicknames 2013-01-04 21:30:33-

    The checker at the store asked our always conversational little boy what his name was. He replied "Jude" then added "but sometimes they call me pumpkin brown". LOL.

    And they are right. We call him that after the folksong that we sing sometimes.

A long time ago…