Category Archives: Raines – 3 Years

Jesus is Magic

We went out in Chestnut Hill last night.  They were having a Christmas shopping event, where all of the stores stayed open late, carolers roamed and you could even get roasted chestnuts.  Which were surprisingly good. Anyway, we met our … Continue reading

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S Vs. Crabby Nurse…Take 2

R has an ear infection.  Pretty par for the course…he tends to get these.  This one caught me off guard, however, because his ear infections almost always surface the night before we’re about to get on an airplane somewhere, so….surprise! … Continue reading

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One Good Thing About Philadelphia: Smarter Nurses

Raines got sick first – fever, cough, chills, etc.  Then I did.  Then….it seemed like Pax was getting sick.  And I hate when babies get sick.  So I called our (new) doctor.  We haven’t been in yet (and YES, I’m … Continue reading

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Raines’ First Wish

We arrived at the Farmer’s Market on Saturday. Raines turned to me – “Mom! You have penny?  I want to make a wish!” Hunh.  This is new.  I have no idea where he learned what a wish is, much less … Continue reading

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From the mouth of Raines….

Before I forget, here are a few of my favorite Raines phrases from the last several months.  Sadly, he’s already grown out of some of them (like “slowy motion“).  Sob. On his older Hot Wheels cars….. [disgustedly]  “They go slowy … Continue reading

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F is for Fun on the 4th…

We’re back in Denver to pack up our stuff.  (sob!)  This might be a marital low point.  Good thing Mike’s tush looks hot in jeans. But anyway.   We’re here and have just had the most amazing weekend with friends. … Continue reading

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My Hero….

Mike has been gone for two of the last three weeks.  Thankfully, his trips haven’t been consecutive.  It was all fairly intimidating:  new town, new apartment, two kids, no friends, all alone.  Scary.  But….we’re working things out.  Raines has been … Continue reading

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