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  • 11

    Guinevere turned 11 this year. The funny thing is that I remember so much about being 11. 11 was when my memory turned on and life became a lot more concrete. Memory and life begins now as it’s starting to get recorded in sharpie instead of the revisionist version that’s all cloudy and foggy when […]

  • Pumpkin Carvers

    Both of the kids ran their final cross country run yesterday for Northshore. The first five placers each get a pumpkin but we knew the turnout would be big and our chances of actually winning were slim, so Big Daddy promised Boy and Girl that any child who did not win a pumpkin would get […]

  • Little Mermaid

    Guinevere has one of these now: It is the best thing ever! Can you imagine having a mermaid/merman tail as a kid? Talk about realizing a fantasy! Guinevere’s friend, Brooke, researched and purchased a tail online, and, after seeing it, Gigi just knew she was meant to be a mermaid too. My mom stepped forward […]

  • Rainbow-Candy-Circus Party!

    Bradley and I became parents ten years ago this coming Sunday. Last night, our resident denarian ushered her single digit status out of her life with a circus/candy/rainbow sleepover party. It was fabulous and I saw her looking like a teenager for the first time ever. It was strange. I had a moment where I […]


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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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