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Flashback Friday

Friday, December 14th, 2018

The boys have snow on the brain.  Apparently I keep it in my back pocket, and can summon it at any time, like Elsa the Snow Queen. I’ve lost count of how many times they have asked when it will snow. Like I’ve said before, if I could just keep a foot of snow in […]



November Zoo Day!

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

The weather was mild and partly sunny, and the kids had a day off of school (thanks to Veterans Day falling on a Sunday, which meant it was observed on Monday).  What do we do?  Go to the zoo! Us and about half the preschool population of Seattle, I’d say. Ever since a class field […]



Veterans Day, Observed, 2018

Monday, November 12th, 2018

While this was yesterday, I would be remiss if I didn’t note that yesterday was the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Which always makes me think of the American Doughboy statue that now lives at Evergreen Washelli Cemetery. For all those who served, especially in my own family – thank you.



Flashback Friday

Friday, July 6th, 2018

The pre-Independence Day fireworks game fits in well with our schedule over these last two years.  But going to this year’s game reminded me of the company we had at last year’s game. Last year, the B Squad and their parents, along with Grandma and Gichan and Auntie and JW, were all at the game […]