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Happy Two Years Old, Boys

Before… Don’t touch the candles, guys. Cupcake pandemonium. The aftermath. I think they like cupcakes. The cleanup. Little clean beans. Two years old! Little boys, you have changed our lives. Happy birthday, sweetie poops.

Another First: Portland Snow is Also Delicious

What a difference a week makes. A mere six days ago, we were introducing the boys to the ocean. It wasn’t “warm,” but it was sunny and pleasant. Since Thursday, it has been snowing off and on in Portland. And practically the whole city shut down. It’s not that we are wimpy about snow. We […]

Milestones: 1,000th Post. And Also…

That’s what this is. the 1000th post on this blog. I’ve been blogging since the end of 2007. I’ve written 448,889 words. Thanks for reading. Blogging is fun. And we had another milestone in our house this weekend. Here’s our guys, eating breakfast. From the beginning, we’ve just given them big people food. Starting with […]

A Grand, Happy Day in Our Household

I occasionally get a little sensitive about writing this blog. I sometimes see that people find this blog by searching for my name. And I initially wonder, why would anyone search for me? People from high school? Ex boyfriends? The mob? Then secondly, I think back on all that I have written in the past […]

I Never Thought I Was Going To Get Married

I seriously never thought I was going to get married. Even in my early twenties, in the beginning of being of “marriageable age,” with my whole life ahead of me, I didn’t think I would ever be married. I saw people, who seemed impossibly young, pair off and tie the knot. I grew up in […]