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the sad trip home.

on the morning of isaac’s birthday, my mom called to tell me that my uncle ray passed away in the night. he’s my mom’s mom’s brother. and we were all very close, growing up. i’ll save his story for another … Continue reading

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the week between christmas and new years.

like last year, my parents drove through the night on christmas and arrived on our doorstep in the wee hours of the morning. actually, they carefully and quietly snuck in and we even know they’d arrived. the big kids woke … Continue reading

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dixie classic fair. twenty fourteen.

while my parents were visiting, we also decided to check out the dixie classic fair. yesterday was a beautiful day, so i kept isaac out of school, and off we went. we bought the unlimited ride bracelet for the older … Continue reading

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patterson farms. twenty fourteen.

my parents came to town on friday morning. we gave them a day to settle in, then forced my mom to go to the pumpkin patch with us. every year, we hit up the same place. it’s awesome. our first … Continue reading

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july 4th and our last day in batavia.

so, in batavia, on the fourth of july, there’s an extravaganza in centennial park all afternoon. i haven’t been to it in years upon years, but this year, we decided to give it a go. i totally should have taken … Continue reading

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taughannock falls.

i have a friend named mary. she was my camp counselor at ymca camp arthur g. hough. (aka: the most magical place in the universe). she was also a friend of my uncle, who isn’t all that much older than … Continue reading

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hazel’s first trip to batavia. part one.

i’m only now just recovering from our trip to ny. we got home nine days ago. it was super busy. and i barely slept. and never slept well. and the travels were misery. but, we had lots of fun and … Continue reading

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the other things that have been happening lately.

besides anna turning four, hazel turning five months, the strawberry picking and the butterfly growing, these are some pics of what’s been happening around here… hazel is fast outgrowing the bumbo seat. she can almost turn herself completely around in … Continue reading

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strawberry (and flower) picking.

during my mom and terry’s visit, we went strawberry picking. and by “we”, i mean, me, my mom, hazel and anna. the girls. anna started off strong. but, she was very selective. if my mom picked one that looked a … Continue reading

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last week. on thursday. this kid turned four. it seems very impossible. she’s quite a little character. very independent. and stubborn. she is a super little artist. and loves to read. and pretend. and play with princess dolls. and baby … Continue reading

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