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The Rain In Seattle Falls Mainly On The Zoo

Monday, February 5th, 2018

While Ane was away enjoying sunny Maui, her brothers were proving once again that they are hardy sons of the Pacific Northwest, and taking in the zoo with some friends of ours. Thumper’s speech therapist (and Tad’s former speech therapist) J. and her two kids, Drew and Littlelyn, joined us for some wet fun.¬† Emphasis […]



Do You Wanna Build A Christmas Snowman?

Friday, December 29th, 2017

When Tad said it was snowing on Christmas Eve, none of us (we were at Grandma and Gichan’s house for our annual Christmas Eve dinner of pizza, so when I say “us,” there were a lot of “us”) believed him until we looked out the window. And then the freakout began, because it was actually […]



Flashback Friday

Friday, December 8th, 2017

According to Tad, the only things missing in his life right now are a few inches of snow on the ground and a roaring fire. Which prompted Ane to say, “Do you remember the Christmas it snowed so much that we got stuck at the entrance to Grandma and Gichan’s cul-de-sac?” Why, yes I do. […]



Flashback Friday

Friday, November 24th, 2017

This flashback never gets old.¬† We were just telling Rerun about his first Thanksgiving…. when it SNOWED. He was all of just 8 1/2 months old, and it was so out of the blue! And then we all trekked over to Grandma and Gichan’s… … and Auntie and Ane and Tad built a snowman. And […]