Category Archives: Kids & Pets

It’s a mother of a day

Happy Mother’s Day! It’s been a nice one so far; well wishes from the boys (plus a card and a rain check for dinner in a couple days), some truffles & a new sun hat from the Mr., and a pedicure … Continue reading

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Go outside and play!

We’re pretty sure the birds building the nest in our filbert are Bushtits. Very small birds, they spent the weekend making the inside cozy with fluff from a ball of wool we hung on the porch, and giving us the … Continue reading

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A misunderstanding

Seems that Amelia thought I was laying out my Hitchhiker scarf for her enjoyment, when really I was just trying to take a quick progress photo. I thought maybe if I fold it up a bit, she won’t think it’s … Continue reading

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Under the weather

I’m home with a bout of stomach flu, and I’m cold so I’ve got a hot water bottle on my ankles (under the blanket). Amelia found it pretty quickly and is enjoying the extra warmth as well. 🙂

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The answer

42 is also the number I will carry along with me for the next 364 days, because yesterday was my birthday. I am now twice as old as my second son, and half as old as Sean Connery, Clint Eastwood, Warren … Continue reading

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Helpers

I was doing laundry yesterday, and a hat that I knit for my daughter was in there – so I washed it, laid it out to dry, and decided to snap a quick photo of it for my Ravelry project … Continue reading

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Now what?

This happened. She’s the youngest, which means we are officially done with the “raising” part of parenthood (though we all agree that parents are never really done) and all the kids are now adults with diplomas. Hooray! It’s been long … Continue reading

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