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Tad’s Family Backyard Birthday

Monday, August 17th, 2020

While we were missing some faces, we did manage to throw Tad a pretty respectable backyard BBQ birthday party this weekend! The cousins always enjoy getting together and eating their weight in potato chips.  And I bought strawberry lemonade, which made Tad happy.



Tad’s Outdoor Movie Party

Thursday, August 13th, 2020

An outdoor movie night for a birthday party? In this day and age, Tad was thrilled! We kept the guest list small – so just Danny, Lane, and George came over – and had pizza in the backyard, while watching “Return of the Jedi” (Tad’s choice) on the big screen. And we all stayed outside, […]



Fifteen Years Old

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

Dear Tad, This last year has been a mixed bag for you.¬† I think we were all mentally preparing for this birthday, this momentous occasion when you would be formally making the leap from middle school to high school, with all the pomp and circumstance and preparations that usually go into a school transition for […]



Thumper’s Face Masks

Monday, August 10th, 2020

I finally cross-stitched some face masks just for Thumper. They are very much him.