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Fun in the Sun (and on Mars!)

Another week has rolled by in a speedy succession of delightful (emphasis on full) days! We’ve been busy to the max, both with work and with play. Here’s a sample of the view from here: I’ve been out in the garden! One of … Continue reading

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Friday Family Updates — It’s Fall Y’all!

Greetings Fam-fans! I’m just stopping by with the first installment in the new series I’m calling Friday Family Updates. There’s a fair number of readers here, I know — our parents, family, friends, and followers — who use this blog … Continue reading

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Villanueva Rocks (and flowers, and sticks, and cliffs, oh my!)

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When we last left our heroes, they had just arrived at the family farm in Villanueva, New Mexico. The view above is from the house across the currently fallow (though gorgeous, teeming) field. And the view below is from the opposite … Continue reading

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Boredom Schmoredom (with Wood and Clay)

Can you guess what these are? Of course not, right? Well, they’re the Fimo People that Xi and Echo created the other day with the help of some unemployed wooden blocks they’d picked up from the living room floor. They’ve … Continue reading

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Boredom Schmoredom (with yard debris)

For those of you who haven’t yet seen this series, the basic gist comes from Kim John Payne’s book, Simplicity Parenting, wherein he suggests that we give our children ample opportunities to experience a little boredom, or more precisely, to … Continue reading

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Boredom Schmoredom (with Photo Journalism)

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Echo has a story to tell her grandpa, Juju. It’s about daily life in her household, and her medium is in the form of a couple-dozen-odd digital photographs. Each one was individually significant for her, and each one specifically chosen … Continue reading

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Up to our Armpits in Holiday Spirit

Well — we’ve officially hit the holiday season, and hit the ground running this year. Perhaps it’s been the unseasonably wintery winter that arrived with Thanksgiving. Perhaps it is the earlier observance of Hanukah this year. Or maybe just that … Continue reading

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