Baby Jonah and a Delicious Friday Night

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This is Baby Jonah and his Mama, Tryna. They accompanied Benjamin and I to  the Museum of Florida History downtown. Between the fully reconstructed Mastadon bones, animatronic giant armadillo, and steamboat exhibit, Benjamin had plenty to delight and amaze him. Benjamin is still talking about the "Museum of Flo-rida HIStory!" We will need to go again. Last night, my brother and our friends, … [Read more...]

Baby Jonah and a Delicious Friday Night

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This is Baby Jonah and his Mama, Tryna. They accompanied Benjamin and I to  the Museum of Florida History downtown. Between the fully reconstructed Mastadon bones, animatronic giant armadillo, and steamboat exhibit, Benjamin had plenty to delight and amaze him. Benjamin is still talking about the "Museum of Flo-rida HIStory!" We will need to go again. Last night, my brother and our friends, … [Read more...]

Happy Second Birthday, Benjamin!

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Dear Benjamin, When we tucked you in tonight you were a one-year-old, but in the morning you will be TWO. You have changed so much in the past year. Remember last year when you were just learning to walk and Daddy got you bundled up to play in the snow? You were such a little baby! Now you use a fork and spoon, sleep in a big boy bed, have a giant vocabulary, carry on hilarious … [Read more...]

New Skills

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I want to acquire some new skills. Primarily, sewing. I found an e-course on quilting that seems pretty great on Rachel Denbow's blog. I would love to make Benjamin a quilt for his bed. And I want to turn my wedding dress into a christening gown for future babies. Now that I can successfully knit a scarf I need some new ideas of what to knit...and probably some assistance. Knitters, where do … [Read more...]

February Reads

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Due to Katherine and Sonya's recommendations I borrowed Kathryn Stockett's The Help from the library. I really enjoyed it. Startling to realize that how recently the Civil Rights Movement occurred. I'm also still reading Kristin Lavransdatter. It's so good. Please read it. Benjamin is currently loving this one: He calls it "Caps" and loves to make the Monkey sound and shake his … [Read more...]

A Busy St. Brigid’s Day

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Benjamin and I started out St. Brigid's Day by coloring this picture I found here, at Waltzing Matilda. This Catholic blogger, Charlotte, makes these coloring pages for all sorts of saints and holy days. This is actually the second one we made. He sent the first one with Daddy so he could look at it at work. After the Jr. Museum with a new friend and her little boy, Benjamin fell asleep in the … [Read more...]