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Holy Time Machine, Batman! It’s already August? Well, obviously, we must be having some serious fun. And I brought proof! Here are some of the pics of Xi’s birthday celebrations this year: Here she is folks — the 9 year … Continue reading
We’ve settled into the sublime cycle of our perfect Missoula summer. Every day holds more of the same delicious activities both together and individually in concert. Each morning yawns widely before us and breathes in slowly and sweetly, until somewhere … Continue reading
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Well, summer is running away with us, as usual! We’ve been spending our days in lemonade stands, ice creams, farmer’s/craft markets, trips to the library, gardening, fresh produce of all kinds, and daily jaunts to our favorite river spot. It … Continue reading
Dear Friends (including those I have yet to actually meet in any fashion): I’ve missed you, and I’ve missed coming here to commune with you, and to tell you what I’ve been thinking about and what the [current] “haps” is … Continue reading
I wanted to take a quick break from the Basics series I’ve been working on to share a little home news with you all — of course, the “home” part of the news being somewhat relative, as you’ll see below. … Continue reading
Well we had to return our last set of grandparents after the Thanksgiving weekend. They’re still functioning in perfect working order, and there was no issue with their grand-parental performance — but much like the books we get from the … Continue reading
My parents, Nana and Grandpa George, arrived yesterday afternoon from their home in Alabama. Somehow it worked in perfect cosmic synchronicity that the flight they were on got in with just enough time for me to pick them up, grab … Continue reading
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Last month, I went on a short trip with one of my maternal uncles and my dad (he’s my “step-dad”, but I generally only call him that for clarity when necessary). We went down to southern Utah, to Arches National … Continue reading
Lately, many of our days have looked something like this… Echo is crouched down by the dining room table. She rests on a couch cushion we moved for the purpose, and is surrounded by toy figures of various animals and … Continue reading