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  • Life

    Star Wars Bath Time Lake Washington via St. Edward’s Park (the picture is weird a bit because the app knits together a series and stretches things where need be – hence a behind that is sticking out about a foot behind my leg.) Silly Boyo Sleepy Jengo Scooby Doo Monster from the Sea! My Man!  […]

  • 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 […]

  • Build Your Own

    For years we have walked right by the ‘Build Your Own LIGHTSABER’ stations at Disneyland. Gigi admired them; Jude adored them. But they were costly and we wanted him/them to be a little older before we sprung that much for a plastic saber. So while he saved his money all winter and spring he talked […]

  • Feral

    Our son is so tender, so sweet, and SO UNPREDICTABLE!  Each summer (and weekend) morning has begun the same so far.  I wake up about 15 minutes before Jude does.  I’ll hear him pad down the hallway and he opens our door slllooowwly.  Soon I’ll see the top of his little head peeping around the […]

  • Adventure Is Out THERE!

      Jude all ready to explore the great outdoors in all of his outdoor explorer regalia!  Adventure is out there!!


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…