Monthly Archives: December 2011

Visit With Santa

  We took the kids downtown last weekend to see Santa.  As you might guess from the above photo, it was not an entirely successful visit.  In fact, it kind of looks like Muriel is about to be forcibly placed in Santa’s lap, but that was not the case.  We had just stepped up to […]

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In the Kitchen With Muriel

  I spent a lot of time in the kitchen last week, and I had a chatty little shadow with me every step of the way. “Can me lick it?” (spilled powdered sugar) “I hungry.” “Dance wif me!” “Mama, I yuv you…can me lick it?” (spilled melted chocolate) Me:  “Muriel, why don’t you go build […]

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Winter Solstice

  We celebrated the winter solstice tonight by looking at Christmas lights in the Olympic Manor neighborhood.  I wish these cheery lights could carry us all through the dreary January and February days to come.

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Kiddie Holiday Party

On Monday we had a little holiday party at our house.  The only photos I took were of Eve reading to the kids, and unfortunately we’re missing two kiddos in this shot.  Anyway, the main event, if you could call it that, was painting some salt dough ornaments we’d made a few days before.  Our […]

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At Swanson’s Nursery

A few weeks ago Muriel and I went to Swanson’s Nursery with some friends.  Model trains, reindeer, a camel, and a sleigh-definitely a great place to go during the holidays. Testing out a new style of group portrait in which nobody looks at the camera.  I totally nailed it. Lila & Reed  

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