Archive for the 'Children' Category

BFF Time

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

It has been six years since Lisa and her family moved away, and the girls have grown from this… … to this. While Ane didn’t know that Lisa was showing up, Lisa didn’t know that we had bought tickets for the Mariners game, so that was her “surprise” in all of this.  Ane was initially […]


Monday, August 20th, 2018

This happened. Ane received the shock of her summer on Friday morning when, while she was still in bed, I told her that she had company… and Lisa walked in. Her yelp of “HOLY CRAP!” was so loud that Tad came running. Later that day, she said to me, “If I had seen your blog, […]

Flashback Friday

Friday, August 17th, 2018

We’re off to another fireworks night this weekend at the Mariners, and I was reminded when this picture popped up…. … that it was just a little over 4 years ago when Ane’s friend Lisa showed up and “surprised” her at the zoo, and then our families arranged to do some fun things together, like […]

Thumper and Auntie

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Thumper is a cuddler.  He always has been.  He’s just getting taller now.  Fortunately, he’s still a skinny guy, so he’s easy to lift. Auntie was cuddling him at the party. One of Thumper’s new “things” is to hold his arm or his hand over part of his field of vision and then stare hard.  […]