Uncle Tal

The great Uncle Tal left yesterday to drive across the country to his new stomping grounds of NYC. We got to have lunch with him and help him pack his…

Tub it up

Someone needs to hide my camera from me. I honestly can’t stop taking pictures I love the thing so much and the “things” I take the pictures of.note the difference…

Busy

Lucy is busy. She’s in the crawl-into-the-dishwasher- empty-all-the-trashcans-wrestle-against a diaper change-as-if-your-life-depends-on-it climb-up-huge-stairs-and-not-know-how-to-get-back-down stage. She’s also growing a little feisty. And I’m in love even more with that humongous smile. those…

Relief

We’ve made new records here with the heat…over 110 for a bunch of consecutive days in a row…who knows how many…all I know is that it is so uncomfortably hot….

Joy School

Claire started Joy School for her second year…well, we were total slackers and had more of a playgroup last year so this year it’s for real. She is SO excited….

complete

My house is quiet. Everyone’s in bed…even Dave. Here I sit trying to do something productive with the minutes before I should head to bed too…before all too soon the…

Elle is NINE

Elle turned nine last week and I still haven’t written anything about the big day. Nor have I written any odes to my incredibly sweet daughter who completely captured my…