Saturday, September 20, 2014


Millie is in Virginia this weekend, at her 10-year college reunion. Usually when she is out of town I try to provide some sort of photo diary of our day here for her, so she can know exactly how appreciated she is. Today, though, I got behind the 8-ball pretty much immediately due to a party I attended last night [thanks, Mom, for babysitting!]. Five hours sleep does not equal on top of things, apparently. So, this is the best I can do for her. We made it to the little park this morning in the glorious pre-fall weather, and a good time was had by all. Especially notice Kira and Simon in that last photo. Sheer joy.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Friday, September 12, 2014


The kids have come to love the cartoon "Jake and the Neverland Pirates."  When we play it at home, John is always Jake.  There are entire days when we just call him "Jake."  Over Labor Day, John got to head up to the lake with Yaya before the rest of us.  They used the time to make a Jake costume...