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Boys and Girls

When Mike and I first started dating, he had all of these weird “rules”. He wouldn’t hold hands….. ….he was anti-snuggle… …and then at some point, I don’t really remember when, all of that nonsense stopped. I was reminded of … Continue reading

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Favorite Pics from 2013

Mike and I have been working a on our photography this year.   Here are some of my favorite shots from 2013 (one was taken with an iPhone – can you guess?)  

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You My Mom

“Mum?  What Hero Factree guy you wike?  You wike Strwinger?  You wike Stohmer?  You wike Beez?” Me: Pax, go to sleep. [silence] “Mum?  If you wan’ pway Hero Factree wuf me you can!  You can be Beez, you can be … Continue reading

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It’s Official: Raines is a Slow-Talker

We had a parent-teacher conference this week.  I was oddly nervous…like I was about to get in trouble or something.  I don’t know. But anyway, we met with Lauren, Raines’ teacher.  She described Raines as creative, a thinker, and an … Continue reading

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Our Conversation Over Breakfast

Raines is off from school today. In celebration, I made whole-grain caramel apple oven pancakes. In my usual (haphazard) way. Raines, taking a bite, makes a face: “Too much salt, Mum!” Me: “Really? Oh no! Well…you know me and salt.” … Continue reading

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Someone Fire Me From Pinterest Crafts.

Other than the occasional Halloween costume, I don’t pretend to be a crafter.  There was that one time with the baby gym, but that was in the days before Pinterest.  And now that my eyes have been opened to the … Continue reading

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Just Wipin Up Some Puke

We’ve been in Gulf Shores for the last two weeks – visiting my parents and letting Mike have some un-interrupted time to work on his thesis.  We’ve been having a blast – wait until I get the pics off the camera … Continue reading

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