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  • Fresh Start

    I moved classrooms this year. This may not seem like a big deal, but I have a lot of stuff AND who wants to spend that much vacation time at work sifting through boxes, cleaning stuff, organizing…? No? Me either. I waited until early August to step into my new classroom to see this: A […]

  • Let Them Eat Cake

    Mommy! We should make a rainbow cake! Of course, coming from my sweet little four year old’s sweet toothed mouth it sounded more like ‘Mommy! We sood make wainbow kake!’ So we did. We made a basic yellow cake and then added food coloring then globbed it in the pans. A swirl was attempted but […]

  • Summer Wind Down

      We have about two weeks ( if I’m being generous) until school starts.  We startled at this realization since we had pretty well settled into an endless summer sloth of waking, playing, breakfasting, playing, lounging, bronzing, swimming, eating more, laying around more…  you get the idea.  We were being LAZY Littlejohns!  It is easy […]

  • Distance Runner

    Talking with Gigi about running. I told Andrew I am a long-distance runner… He got a scared.”

  • Mustache

    Jude went with Daddy to the store the other day and got to pick out a prize at the end of the trip. It was down to Evil Dr. Pork Chop, Lego set, an iPad batman game or mustaches and a flimsy pirate sword. I’m sure you see where this is going… He ‘sneaked’ in […]


This is the archive for August, 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…