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  • Hitting the Ice Caves

    Winter hiking is brand new to us. Previously, we have only ever hiked in the summer. This year, however, I watched someone online as she made her way up multiple mountains, so I decided that we Lj’s can do that too! We started small with the Ice Caves, and realized that our world is much […]

  • Getting Out

    We try to get out with the kids every weekend on a meaningful, outdoor experience. Usually that means taking a long walk around our neighborhood, playing tennis, or our old standby: St. Edward Park! We are probably in the park on average once a week, sometimes more. It’s our favorite Lj locale!


This is the archive for January, 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.

A long time ago…