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The girl is obsessed with strawberries, so I’m not entirely sure what inspired this evening’s first ever concept drawing: A banana. With happy face.
Today we are all sick. It started on Sunday with Emma’s runny nose. As it slowly wore the rest of us down, a very particular set of blankets began to appear yesterday. Blankets they’d never used before. Not their loveys. Not their backups. No, at some point they opened a drawer in Emma’s dresser and specifically chose these. Aunt Margie made them last… Read More Sick Day
The weather in Seattle so far has been nearly IDENTICAL to three years ago – in that it’s been wet, cold and gross for all but a handful of days. So much so, that it’d be easy to feel depressed that life here goes completely unchanged, but, wait, oh HEY, look at this. And then? LOOK AT THIS: “So I sez… Read More Mabel, Midge and Marge, Revisited
Technically, it was twelve degrees outside when this shot was taken. It’s our second Santa-op attempt in as many weeks, and regardless of the amount of happy holiday materials we’ve paraded before her, Ashley has established a staunch no-Claus zone. I have a feeling this may turn out hilariously badly for her at next week’s… Read More Minus One
Even though our Multiples Club has organized a trip to the local pumpkin patch every year since they were born, combinations of illnesses and/or bad weather have kept us from taking Ashley, Sarah & Emma for the past 3 years. (Breaking News: Seattle in the fall is COLD AND DISGUSTING.) This year we finally made… Read More The Pumpkin Great
Just as Seattle’s autumn deluge eliminates all hope of outdoor options, I’ve begun to discover lulls in our days. Large gaps of time when I am not battling each second of the day for a balance between chores and meals and pee and appointments, when we actually have space to fill with things to build… Read More Two Years, Seven Months
Life at home been more intense than usual around here lately, adjusting and coping with Daddy’s return to work after a week-long break, my recovery and potty training all at the same time. Thank God for sunshine and popsicles.