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On My Own: Day 2 Status Report

Okay, it seems inevitable that my goal updates will devolve into status reports, so I’m accepting this fate now. Unlike status reports for work, though, I do not feel bad about spending more words documenting excuses than actual accomplishments. That … Continue reading

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On My Own: Day 1 Results + Day 2 Goals

Explanation This is a follow-up to my Day 1 Goals post. Disclaimer I have little hope that I’ll write goals and/or results every day forevermore, but it’s fun for now. Day 1: I did everything! Liana slept all day, so … Continue reading

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On My Own: Day 1 Goals

Our month of being spoiled came to an end last Wednesday when Jonathan’s mom returned to New Orleans and he and I were left to fend for ourselves against the two children. Fortunately, Jonathan was available for the next four … Continue reading

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Liana Ruth: Birthday #0

Nothing like the birth of a child to bring one back to the blogosphere. What else are you going to do while rocking a baby to sleep at 1am? This is Liana’s birth story. Disclaimers: Most of the pictures are … Continue reading

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Progress, One Ornament at a Time

It’s January, which means I’ll start blogging again for a month or two before I don’t anymore. For now I’ll skip the lengthy post-analysis of how Operation Projects went awry last year, chalking it up to Reasonable Reasons. I did … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Patch(es)!

Talia hit up 2 pumpkin patches this year. One had a lot of pumpkins but wasn’t very interesting (Central Market). The other had very few pumpkins, but they were spread around lots of interesting scenes (Cross Plants & Produce). I … Continue reading

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Talia’s first flight!

Due to family reasons I won’t get into here, Sarah’s been in Oklahoma for the past several weeks, for a total planned stay of a month. Because that’s obviously a long time for me and Talia to be missing her, … Continue reading

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2014 Bluebonnet Pictures!

Last weekend, we set out to take Talia’s bluebonnet pictures. We drove up the road to the school with the nice mini-hill where we took last year’s pictures, but alas there were no flowers, so we failed. Then we drove … Continue reading

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Why didn’t they ever make “Baby’s Quest”?

A baby’s life, formatted as a 90’s PC adventure game… Look Floor. “You see two books and the fifty small pieces of paper that you just threw everywhere.” Take Book. “You pick up the book, looking forward to a quiet evening … Continue reading

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Some Baby Stuff

I’ve been bad about posting baby stuff, so here’s some baby stuff. Exhibit A: Getting Dressed March 9: Talia found a new use for laundry: wearing it. Only 1-3 more years, and she might be successful. NOTE: This video is … Continue reading

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