Monthly Archives: September 2006

she can be taught

Not that there was any doubt about that. Mostly in an attempt to burn up some of Maggie’s under-used brain power, energy and attention (all were beginning to be misdirected into various forms of mild troublemaking), we began a tiny … Continue reading

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bernie ebbers is not my uncle

Ok, this really has nothing to do with our kids, but it’s too weird to not post it. While this is very old news, I still think it’s funny. When my Uncle Herbert and Aunt Stuffy came to visit a … Continue reading

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calvin is clean + shiny

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emmett hanson is hungry!

Maggie begged to feed Emmett his bottle after Tuesday night’s staff meeting and Katie was gracious enough to trust her sweet baby to a rookie four-year-old feeder. Mags did a great job, as evidenced by these photos…

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zacchaeus was a flat-packed, affordable swedish man

About a month ago we got a “Wee Sing Bible Songs” cd for Maggie. I had the tape when I was growing up and really liked it. I am now beginning to see that because of my great affection for … Continue reading

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maggie’s ever-growing wisdom

Maggie recently started in Awana. She is VERY proud to be a Cubbie, and every night asks if tomorrow is “wana day”. (Side note – this question always makes me a little sad – since we live in Washington, tomorrow … Continue reading

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curse-killing through roto-tilling

Some of you may know that before Calvin’s birth, I was not sure if I wanted to get an epidural as I had during my labor with Maggie. I don’t really know what motivated my being unsure…I’m going to guess … Continue reading

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calvin’s addiction begins

What is our son hugging and kissing in this picture? Is it a new toy? Some sort of delicious treat for babies? I can’t really make it out…and is that a beaming look of pride on my husband’s face? Oh, … Continue reading

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on demand : maggie’s birthday, part 3

And now to finish the series, we move on to Red Robin for lunch and home for cake. At Red Robin Mags enjoyed licking a substantial amount of honey mustard off of fries while cuddling up to Aunt Nancy. Later … Continue reading

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on demand : maggie’s birthday, part 2

Maggie has been content riding her tricycle like a maniac around our house and driveway for the past year or so, but recently started asking when she could have a real bike with training wheels. She had been watching the … Continue reading

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