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  • Tradition: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

    It’s Lj tradition that every year on the morning after Thanksgiving we Lj’s fling ourselves into our car and race at breakneck speed to downtown Seattle to see the Macy’s Parade. We are always late. Always. One would think that after all these years, after all the traffic jams, after all the silent tension that […]

  • Thankful for Readers

    The kids spent their allowance on new beanbags today and the results were a read-in.

  • Baby

    I walked into the office just now to find this sitting on the computer screen: And I remembered that moment.  I remember that it was in the middle of the night at the hospital.  Guinevere was, perhaps, 36 hours old.  Being a good Mama and Papa meant that we both got up to hover over […]

  • Life

    Star Wars Bath Time Lake Washington via St. Edward’s Park (the picture is weird a bit because the app knits together a series and stretches things where need be – hence a behind that is sticking out about a foot behind my leg.) Silly Boyo Sleepy Jengo Scooby Doo Monster from the Sea! My Man!  […]


This is the archive for November, 2012.


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…