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  • Getting Older

    I have operated under the delusion hope that Gigi is the kind of kid who won’t turn on her parents as she gets older. That, while other children her age rebel and become sassy, my daughter will retain her sweet demeanor where her family is the center of the world and Mama and Daddy are […]

  • Details

    This is the tile we are using as a backsplash in our kitchen. It is so beautiful and I am so anxious to see the final results!

  • Hide-n-seek

    A life lesson for Jude was learned the other day. When you are playing hide-n-seek with your sister and you’re not wearing anything on the bottom sometimes you get into tight spaces, like under a bathtub that is not fully installed, and you get scared and excited and then sometimes you pee yourself.

  • Miles of Tiles

    When we remodeled our house in Bellingham we wanted to honor the integrity of the house – it was a 1907 bungalow in need of some serious love. When we tiled the bathroom, we used teeny, tiny white one inch white square tiles. With white grout. It was beautiful! For about three days. On about […]


This is the archive for July, 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…