Dive into the archives.

  • Back to Vancouver

    We had such a fabulous time last weekend in Vancouver that we essentially, did a u-turn as soon as we got cozy with our kids again. This time we were intent on hot dogs and playtime at Stanley Park. Obviously, we found our hot dog vendor. See, for us veggie types, finding a hot dog […]

  • Vancouver Getaway

    Bradley and I made a grande ES-CAP-E (to be read like Dory from Finding Nemo- ES-cop-ay) to Vancouver this past weekend. We love our kids like crazy cakes, but sometimes mama and papa need to get away too. This is only the second time Bradley and I have ever gone away together since becoming a […]

  • Haircut

    It’s amazing to me that it takes hardly anything for a little boy to turn from baby to kindergartener. Just a few snips here and there and before me is an elementary aged child.

  • Bat-Boy

    We went for a walk tonight. Jude wore this: Oh no, we weren’t a spectacle AT ALL! (We didn’t mind, of course.) In all seriousness, Jude flapped his way around the neighborhood, looking for danger at every corner… Our neighbors are the good sort, willing to make comments on the Dark Knight keeping our neighborhood […]


This is the archive for August, 2013.


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…