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Happy Birthday, Obachan!

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Today is Obachan’s birthday… but I don’t think I’m allowed to say how old she is.  She might argue with me. We had a birthday dinner for her at Grandma and Gichan’s house on Sunday, which included lots of her favorite foods, and her favorite dessert – cream puffs.  And we took a few good […]

Rerun Explains It All

Monday, August 28th, 2017

When we visited the zoo a week ago, the penguins were molting.  There were feathers coming off some of them in large patches. And as one swam by, with bubbles streaming off the feathery down of the penguin’s back, a feather flew off in the bubbles. “LOOK!” Rerun yelped. “That penguin farted out a feather!” […]

Auntie Ride

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

This didn’t last very long, but it was cute while it lasted. This was the end of the day at the zoo.  Thumper was walking all day – he really is too big for the stroller, and if I have to carry him occasionally, it’s okay – and little legs get pretty tired.  Auntie gave […]

Watching The Eclipse

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

While we didn’t make a big deal over it to the kids, the eclipse happened yesterday and we ended up enjoying it far more than we’d planned. Ane ended up watching it from the orthodontist’s office (she had an appointment that the Webmaster took her to), while the boys and I joined Auntie and R. […]