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Flashback Friday

Friday, December 7th, 2018

I am in full cookie baking mode right now, and I came across these pictures which are… 12 years old!  WHAT?!?!?? Look at tiny little Ane!  She was almost 3 years old! And to prove that I had much more patience when I had only two children, here is little Tad, who got his own […]



Flashback Friday

Friday, November 30th, 2018

Tad has been counting down the days to the end of November, because IT’S DECEMBER 1ST AND WE MUST CHRISTMAS ALL THE THINGS. He has really turned into the Christmas elf.  Or a Christmas nag – because if it isn’t done YET, he gives me no peace until it is. Here he is in 2016, […]



Flashback Friday

Friday, November 16th, 2018

Hard as it is to believe, it has been a full year since Tad’s beloved art teacher died. He has not forgotten her, but the grief he once felt so overwhelmingly has receded.  He now talks about her with a note of wistfulness, and often says, “She would be proud of me.” I miss her […]



Flashback Friday

Friday, November 9th, 2018

It’s been three years since we first got to meet Baby Cousin! She’s a big three year old now, and too far away to come over to play. But looking back at these pictures sure makes me miss her – and her brother and sisters!