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Windy Beach

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

It’s not Hawaii, but it will do in a pinch.  (And I’m not sure why I’m going backward in the events of the last week, but I think this is the last one.) We spent a windy but pleasant afternoon at Richmond Beach on Friday, where we lounged with Lisa and the Bean.  And the […]



Spring Zoo Day!

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

The weather has been terribly unpredictable lately, but our schedule allowed for a zoo day on Tuesday.  So, who cares about the weather?  We are all hardy waterproof Northwesterners! And then the sun came out, and the day was quite nice.  The zoo was a little more crowded than usual.  Even the animals enjoyed the […]



Date Night With Tad

Monday, February 27th, 2017

I rarely get out to the movies these days – the Webmaster usually gets the opening night duties.  But Tad was so in love with The LEGO Batman Movie, I knew that he would want to see it again in the theater. So he and I made a date night out of it!  (Mostly because […]



When It Rains, We Go To The Zoo

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Convincing the boys to go to the zoo on a rainy day is never a problem.  Convincing Ane, on the other hand… well, I just keep reminding her that this is normal weather.  If we stayed inside on rainy days, we’d never go anywhere!  Plus, it’s a day off school when so many others are […]