Monthly Archives: October 2012

Pumpkin Patch 2012

I had a goal to get the pumpkin patch photos up onto Flickr before Halloween.  And I made it!  By less than two hours.  Not ideal, but…I made it! This year we went to Jubilee Farm with a bunch of our friends.  It was a soggy day, but didn’t start raining on us until the […]

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Toothless

Niamh finally lost her first tooth last night.  She’s been waiting and waiting and waiting for it to happen, as most of her classmates began losing teeth last year.  Needless to say, she’s thrilled.  In fact, I believe that her tooth fairy loot (2 gold coins, a letter, and some fairy dust) are going with […]

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Muriel is 4

          Muriel saw one of these photos, which I took yesterday, and exclaimed:  “Oh!  I love myself!”  May she keep that with her through her whole life.  When she grows up she wants to wash dishes.  May she keep that with her at least until she moves out.  To the house […]

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Regarding Names & the Future

Carkeek Park   This past week Niamh was having some angst over her name, so we were talking about the origins of it, and that there are plenty of other kids at her school with an Irish name.  Of course the other children wanted to know about their names, and Rowan supposed that his name […]

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Dinner Tonight

  This afternoon while I was wondering what I could possibly make, quickly, for dinner tonight this recipe for spaghetti with broccoli cream pesto from Smitten Kitchen came across my blog reader.  Perfect timing.  Simultaneously thinking that it was likely to be a hit, and not wanting to cook dinner tomorrow night, I quadrupled the […]

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