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  • Halloween

       When asked what they would like to do for Halloween this year, our kids requested that we lay low.  That we keep our trick or treats in the family this year.  I suppose there is wisdom in that- the years are briskly whipping by.  So fast that even the babies are remarking that it […]

  • Twelve

      I knew going into this parenthood thing that they were going to get bigger, they were going to get older, smarter, more interesting, funnier, more challenging, and everything, but every once in a while I get gob-smacked in the face with what an amazing ride this is.  That little tiny girl who I carried in […]

  • My Incredible Family

     Today was a red letter day, and I got to spend it with three of the most wonderful people in ever.  We had an early rise and shine sine we had our third annual Celebrate Schools 5K.  The first year we did it, it wasn’t that big of a thing and we weren’t that big […]


This is the archive for October, 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.

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