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Fancy Cupcakes

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

To follow up on our zoo visit (and to bribe the boys into leaving before traffic got too bad), I suggested stopping for Trophy Cupcakes on the way home. Ane and I consulted their online menu for the day, I got everyone’s request, and then went and picked them up. One for everyone – Tad […]



Veterans Day Off At The Zoo

Monday, November 11th, 2019

While we continue to thank the veterans in our family (and I still think this picture is one of the best, it’s from 2009)… … we took advantage of the non-rainy weather and the day off to go to the zoo. We went to the outdoor play area – something we rarely do, because the […]



Fall Sunshine At The Park

Monday, October 7th, 2019

We arranged for a “playdate” (is it still a playdate when you’re 14?  I guess so) for Tad and a friend of his at a local park on Sunday afternoon.  Because it was such spectacular weather (and who knows how many more of these days we’ll have), I brought Rerun and Thumper along as well.  […]



Zoo-ing On Labor Day

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Why not go see our shark friends before school starts?  And why not have Auntie, JW, JZ, JZ’s husband and Baby Bee join us at the zoo and aquarium? And while we’re there, why not have JZ take pictures of the kids?  We’re overdue for Ane, Rerun, and Thumper, and right on time-ish for Tad? […]