Monthly Archives: October 2013

Halloween party and a witch hunt

Because there are innumerable loads of laundry waiting to be folded, a messy house to be picked up, and two novels waiting to be read, shall we? The day in pictures: After preschool, Mary napped while Lydia and I ate … Continue reading

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pretty autumn pictures and a surprise piano concerto

I can barely think because for the last forty five minutes I’ve been watching this video repeatedly (obsessively?). Even as I type, it’s playing the background. If you didn’t click on the link, it’s a video of Maria Pires, who … Continue reading

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Goodbye, sunshine.

Abe informed me that today was supposed to be the last nice day of the season. What motivating news! After breakfast, I packed the girls into the jogger, loaded them down with snacks, water, and blankets, and proceeded to spend … Continue reading

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Ode to my SS community and a concert

Can I just spend a [long] minute and gush on here about my Sunday school class? Not actually today’s lesson (which was incredibly inspiring, and I will probably gush about that in paragraph #2), but the community itself. I love … Continue reading

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Mary’s very hungry caterpillar party.

After a morning cooking and cleaning, at 1pm we were finally ready for Mary’s Very Hungry Caterpillar party. …Here’s one of my secrets, though. I, um, actually find most parties and large gatherings to be mildy to moderately uncomfortable. Most … Continue reading

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2 fork 2 am

It’s past 2am, so: Today we had a great play date with Misty, Sophia and Max. Then I menu planned and cleaned while the girls napped. Then I shopped for food and party stuff. Then I came home and cooked … Continue reading

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Culinary school and a little visit

I signed up for culinary school this morning. I am so excited! I have dreamed about this for years, and I can’t believe it’s actually happening. At first I was worried about childcare, but then we realized that if I … Continue reading

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fast, slooooow, fast (= today’s rhythm)

I kicked it up into high gear this evening because awesome Abe took the kids to a restaurant for dinner (our Groupon expires Saturday), and he gave me the whole evening to: practice piano, clean the house, listen to conference … Continue reading

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To geriatric me, with love.

I took too many pictures today. But you know what? When I’m old and can’t move around much, I’ll tell you what I’ll be doing in my abundant free time (assuming I can see). I’ll be reading this blog and … Continue reading

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more broken resolutions, Fall beauty, and disappointment in the dinner department

Do you ever resolve to do something and find your resolve tested within the minute of your resolution? This morning during breakfast I vowed to myself that I would speak kindly and gently to my children (with an eye toward … Continue reading

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