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Introducing Baseball

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Ane’s friend Katie, who moved here just a little shy of a couple years ago from Vietnam, had never been to a baseball game. We fixed that on Sunday. What I actually love is the next picture, when Thumper suddenly gives the Mariner Moose some serious side-eye. It was pretty chilly on Sunday, but we […]



Time Out

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Just to prove that the rules apply across the board… This is not Thumper’s first time out.  It won’t be his last.  But the face was just too pathetic to not record for posterity.



Why We Still Need The Bookstore

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Flying in the face of recent surveys, Ane’s 8th grade English class is just now starting a unit on the Holocaust.  Instead of reading “The Diary of Anne Frank,” as they did in this district when I was in 8th grade, they are reading “The Book Thief.”  As far as I can tell, they are […]



Spring Break Recap: Day 5

Monday, April 16th, 2018

We had a fabulous time at the ballgame on Friday!  We also picked up some interesting hats. Thumper looked especially adorable in long blond locks. But he was back in his happy zone… even though it was very wet and chilly outside, and the roof could only keep us dry. Friday’s game was a win […]