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Three-year-olds are awesome. When I asked Violet what she wanted to have for dinner on her birthday, she said birthday. Then she said cake. And then she finally decided on “aksa-daddy.” Not sure how spaghetti became aksadaddy, but I do know that the girl loves herself some carbohydrates. In the gift department, I asked the […]

Valentimes Day.

The girls and I had a busy morning. First up- a doctor appt that I stupidly scheduled for 9:00am. Most days I am just crawling out of bed at 9. (I know, I know. It’s just that the baby will usually remain content in her room until then, and the big one usually crawls into […]


Nate and I started dating a little over 4 years ago. Obviously, we have learned many things about each other since then. He knows that I sometimes chew with my mouth open, I know that he leaves dirty socks EVERYWHERE, he know I like to always have a glass of water at bedtime and I […]

Snow. and Snow.

Yesterday Nate left at 5am to catch a cab. A cab to the airport. To catch a plane to SanFran and then on to Shanghai. This morning at 10am we videochatted with that fool who’d stayed up until 11pm after traveling halfway around the world, just to say good morning to us. He’ll be gone […]

Saturday the 14th

So yesterday was Valentines day. We don’t overdo Valentine’s day here. We say “I love you” and we plan to make a nice romantic dinner but then we end up eating quesadillas at 4:30pm because we skipped lunch and then we’re really not hungry for dinner and so we just skip dinner until we’re really […]