Category Archives: Family

Sprung!

Wow, it seems like the few tantalizing bits of spring we had just last week all intensified almost overnight. We had planned to spend the weekend focused on building a treehouse in the woods, and were making progress until Saturday … Continue reading

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Early spring morning in the garden

After many days of inviting 50- and 60-something temps, this feels like a bit of a setback. But as young Nora remarked when we were driving through the heavy rain yesterday: “at least we’ll have lots of May flowers!”

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Hammock proves it’s spring

“I’m going to read here all day,” he says.

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Animal Death and Children

We bade a very premature farewell yesterday to one of our new house kittens.  Mallory had been with us for only 4 weeks, and from the very start had been Nora’s very favorite kitten.  It turned out that the little … Continue reading

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Welcome 2014!

  Have a great 2014.

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Rainbow!

We had a cool and rainy afternoon, but the sun peeked out just before it set.  I was picking apples from the tree by the shed in advance of the hard freeze predicted for tomorrow night, and the kids had … Continue reading

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Tree Swing!

Since even before we moved in, Amy has wanted a tree swing. Actually, Amy wants lots of tree swings, to be used for various photo shoot locations (and also for fun, I suppose). We decided to start with one, though, … Continue reading

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A little sibling reading time

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