Tag Archives: family fun

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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Passages — or — Ways We’ve Gotten Through

On Good Thursday, we bid a fond farewell to this. (That’s actually Echo with the boogie board on the far right of the frame, and our little friend Seiji with her, and Henry, of course…) We spent the preceding couple … Continue reading

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W.O.W. — Week of Wonder!

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Greetings friends, followers, and new-founds! The dial here in our little corner of the universe have been set to auto-fun for the last week, and I’m just now having a moment to “come up for air” and tell you all about … Continue reading

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Out with a Splash!

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Well, for those of you who are new here or have not been following along: We’ve been in Santa Cruz for the last month and a half. Woohoo for “short Winter”, Missoula is getting hammered with some of the most … Continue reading

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The Self-Authenticating Adult, or How to be a Super-Hero to your Kid

Echo decided that she wanted to climb the Redwood in Juju and Bonnie’s backyard (not actually pictured above… this one’s just to give you the impression of it, since, regrettably, I took no pictures from under the particular tree in question). … Continue reading

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Compound Bliss

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If you’ve been keeping up with my latest posts, then you already know we’ve spent the last several weeks in a state of perpetual enjoyment. Snugged up as we are in the lap of Natalie’s family stomping grounds, we’ve been … Continue reading

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Smile Horizon

I keep leaning over to Natalie in our daily travels and saying, “It’s January.” Normally we’d be throwing on our insulated winter boots, several layers of clothes, coats, mittens, hats and scarves, and heading out to shovel the latest snowfall … Continue reading

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Yuletide Floods Family with Holiday-Mash-Up Fun!

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Chanukah came super early this year, so it was actually part of our Thanksgiving celebrations, and we got our Yule tree up the day after Thanksgiving — so really we’ve been celebrating for over a month now. But cookie-making for … Continue reading

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The Month in Pictures (11/13)

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Think photo-journal. Think speed of life. Flip back 30 days. And enjoy. We discovered Ken’s definitely a girl — like, “‘Whoa’-rodent-labia-in-your-face” discovered. So far no identity crisis has ensued… And we aren’t going to change her name. We not only … Continue reading

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Choose Your Own Adventure Parenting (Re-blog)

Originally posted on "A Beautiful Place of the World":
I almost wrote a post about it last summer, when I read the New York Magazine article, All Joy and No Fun by Jennifer Senior, but I didn’t. I was…

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So, Um, Hey!

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Ok. I won’t deny it. I’ve been mostly incommunicado (to say the least) for the last several weeks. Those of you who frequent or happen upon this blog for parenting ideas may not have noticed, what with the recent parade … Continue reading

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The Proof’s in the Piña Colada

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Holy holiday bliss, Batman! How much fun can one family possibly have just hanging out together? Well, throw in some beach time, some Captain Jack Sparrow, a little poolside pageantry, and several stellar imaginations — and you begin to push … Continue reading

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So Far, So Yum!

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We have been full-on swimming in vacational bliss for the last several days. Here’s a quick reel of some of the fun the girls had just getting here… All that fun and we hadn’t even made it all the way to the vacation … Continue reading

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Sixth Birthday Celebration Part Two

So this girl had a birthday party. What with Spew-fest 2013, and school, and work, I wasn’t able to get to sharing all of the glory with you until now — my apologies, if you were left wondering… The forecast … Continue reading

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This Day — 4.10.13

So today, this happened… Note the kid in the middle of the shot, next to the adult with purple jersey in hand… Echo had her very first ever soccer practice. (!) She’s signed up with the local Y league and … Continue reading

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