Four and a half

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Landry is 4.5 today! He likes to play made-up games

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And long established ones

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Here he was cracking his sister up, somehow, by sneezing

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Now that both kids are in Level 2 swimming classes they are in side-by-side classes

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Tree trimming and Hanukkah 2018

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We drove with a Christmas tree on top of our car this morning!

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At ages 4 and 7 the kids are terrific tree trimmers

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All done, looking good

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Kitty enrichment to the max today!

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It has been hours and hours of creative play with yesterday’s Home Depot sleigh and reindeer creations

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Spinning dreidels on the first night of Hanukkah

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Week one

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The big guy in red showed up at the kids’ Home Depot build!

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Delicious Christmas cookie of the week: peanut butter blossoms

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Famous at the zoo

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Back on the wall of fame at the new aquarium

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Hey, we know that person too!

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There’s some kind of bedtime zombie haunting Hazey’s room

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Chocolate coins

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A new outlet for Landry’s coin obsession

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Describing something new she ate at the Ancient Greece end-of-unit celebration at school

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The after school scooter gang, together again

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Pickup and playtime

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Pausing mid-puddle to wave to a neighbor

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That’s Mrs. Hoopes in the background!

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Hazel and a pal practically hydroplaning

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Rainy return to school

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Hamming it up for the camera

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Four beaches in four days

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Ruston was our fourth beach in four days (We saw marine mammals at each one: up to five animals at a time!)

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On the stairs

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Smiling on the stairs with Grandma

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Calm waters at Kopachuck on our third beach park in three days

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“Look what Landry found!” — there was an enormous crab claw hidden behind his back

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The kids called me over to take a picture of their cuddle. Landry described it as “like this letter,” then drew the letter T in the air

By on November 24, 2018 · Comments ( 0 )

Nearing sunset

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Nature Landry

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The sun was starting to set on Titlow beach this afternoon

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The tide was rising, and the kids enjoyed the narrowing expanse

By on November 23, 2018 · Comments ( 0 )