Monthly Archives: January 2011


I am having so much fun watching them interact these days. Even if they don’t always play nice! Note: My daughter doesn’t usually wear stretchy gloves to bed. She has a bad case of eczema on her hands/wrists, and I am trying a treatment that used to work on me as a kid.

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Perhaps the Creepiest Card I’ve Ever Seen

In preparation for the move, I’ve been doing some organizing. I was going through a box of old letters and cards the other night and came across this gem. What, pray tell, is that clown doing to that androgynous child? It looks as if he may have snapped his/her neck? Buddy, you are NOT helping […]

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The Light

As my family prepares to move to a new home (still in the Twin Cities!), I find myself noticing things I will miss about our current home. Things that were formerly insignificant. One of the things I will miss the most is the way the light plays here. We have a vast southern exposure, which […]

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This boy (my boy!) waited about three seconds, eyeballing the cake… then… …picked up the whole thing and shoveditinhisface, fast as can be. And declared it good. Boy after my own heart, I tell you.

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My boy, my sweet, mellow, happy boy, turned one today.  He’s now my toddler instead of my baby (but we mothers know they’ll always be our babies, right?). He makes my heart pitter-pat, and I’m obsessed with his chumbly cheeks, his soft little neck, and his big, no-holds-barred grins. Happy Birthday, Baby!  I love you […]

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