Dive into the archives.

  • Housewarming

    I have been putting off a house post for a few reasons, but primarily because while we live in the house, it is not yet entirely finished. Usually the house has a fine layer of sawdust, boards crisscrossing the floors, and a myriad of toys here, there and everywhere. We had a baby shower this […]

  • First Day

    Here it is, the big day! What day, you ask? The first day of school. Gigi is now a first grader. A first grader who goes to school all day, five days a week. A first grader who eats lunch at school and gets three recesses every day. A first grader with homework, who can […]

  • Disneyland

    Our life has been a wild ride these past months! I am terribly behind on posts, and have decided to just drop a few late ones in the mix. Here we are in Disneyland: Minnie, Mickey & the LJ Family Teacups Bert the Horse and his biggest fans Tired Babies Facepaint Darths Vader and Maul […]

  • Evening

    This was the summer of backyard fires, s’mores and hot dogs. As soon as we moved in, we gave ourselves a housewarming gift of a copper fire pit. As evening would arrive, Bradley would ask if we wanted a fire. The kids would, of course, answer yes, and Bradley would head outdoors to cut wood, […]


This is the archive for September, 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…