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  • Exercise Princess

    I can’t even tell you how funny it is when this kid comes out onto the patio, all business and starts pogoing all over the patio with the most serious face you have ever seen. Nothing in moderation with this kid. She’s all like, “I’m going to try to pogo 100 times.” Then she does […]

  • Seven

    On March 19th, Jude turned seven. I always tuck my kids in on the Eve of their birthday with the acknowledgement that this is the last time they will go to bed as one age, and the next day, like magic, we won’t have a six year old in our house anymore! It’s amazing how […]

  • Onderland

    It’s worth noting here, on Littlejohnesque, that I have made my goal of weighing under 200 pounds! Interestingly enough, it came the day after Jude’s birthday! I don’t hoot much about my body project here because I like the focus to be on my family, but I firmly believe that my weightloss has had a […]

  • St. Patrick’s Day 5K

    We got super lucky when a friend of ours, who had planned on running the Kirkland Shamrock Run with me, decided to fly to Hawaii instead. I didn’t blame her a bit. She and her husband were both planning to run it, but instead she transferred their numbers over to Bradley and Gigi, so I […]


This is the archive for March, 2015.


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…