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  • Kiddie Cart

    Methinks we may be a wee but too big for the kiddie shopping cart anymore. Me? I’m thrilled. Those things are the absolute worst to maneuver around the store. It’s like driving a semi-truck on a country road! But, the kids are only little for so long so we let them ride in them, but […]

  • Party

    The Skylanders threw down at our house yesterday by way of a big, awesome party for Jude. While we have had events in the past for him and they have been parties, I count this as Jude’s first real party. He had a theme, he had a party, but more than anything, he had friends. […]

  • Six

    Boy turns six today. Six. Isn’t this the small fry who surprised us by letting his presence known in Disneyland over six years ago? The little thought? The little dream? That little dream-thought has grown up into his own person. His own very smart, very wise, very kind person. As he’s getting older, Jude is […]


This is the archive for March, 2014.


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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