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After Snowpocalypse: Inauguration and Resistance… And A New Foundation (In Our Backyard)

The day of the inauguration, I was home and the boys were at school (and A. was home sick with a cold or flu or something), so I was doing a lot of housework, mostly folding laundry and washing dishes, hand washing multiple bottles and pump parts. My mind tends to wander during those tasks,… Continue reading After Snowpocalypse: Inauguration and Resistance… And A New Foundation (In Our Backyard)

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Snowmageddon 2017

We’ve had so much snow this year! I previously shared some photos from our early- to mid-December snowfall. Then we got more January 7th to the 9th, all was clear and schools opened up again on Tuesday the 10th but shortly after 5:30 that day, it started really coming down! It was quite a blizzard.… Continue reading Snowmageddon 2017

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Sam Turns 7 Months Old, Ari at 3 and 1/2

This post is a couple of weeks old, but I’m going to save everything that’s happened since for another post. We just got busy and I never managed to finish this and post it on time! We had a lovely New Year’s Day three-day weekend home together, with a babysitter here for a few hours… Continue reading Sam Turns 7 Months Old, Ari at 3 and 1/2

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Sam at 6 Months Old, End of 2016!

The snow was melting as we went into the second half of December. Ari found ways to entertain himself inside: And he went to a classmate’s birthday party at Playdate PDX, with a huge indoor castle-themed climbing structure – his first time there. We usually monitor him closely and follow him around in playground settings,… Continue reading Sam at 6 Months Old, End of 2016!

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Sam at 6 Months Old, First Half of December

Hello! We’ve had a snowy week and some exciting things going on here. Let me go back to the beginning of the month, with a visit from my parents and aunt and some holiday activities. With our visitors, we went to the Christmas Festival of Lights at the Grotto. It was cold and beautiful! Ari… Continue reading Sam at 6 Months Old, First Half of December