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Our Boys Like To Eat

Ignore, if you can, my voice. This is the voice I use to talk to the babies. All day long. Every day. I imagine it will not be much longer before my voice is frozen like this and my “baby voice” becomes the only way I know how to speak. We are reading Baby Led […]

Skiing Mt Hood

I have lived in Oregon for five years, as of yesterday. In that amount of time, I had not gone skiing. In the beginning, it was because I didn’t have the greatest health insurance, and if I broke something, it would be stupid. Later, I realized I was just getting older, and my need for […]

Boys, Let Me Handle This

This past weekend, my sister and her family visited for a belated holiday gathering. And the cousins were reunited. Elli is a few months older than our guys, plus Cask and Loyal were five weeks early. So they are not quite as advanced as their cousin. Having Elli visit means we got to see where […]

Twin Boys. Six Months. Holy Crap.

Since having babies, I always scrutinize other peoples’ babies to see how much bigger they are. We have friends with twin boys that are a month older than our guys. And I looked at their babies and thought, Our boys will never get that big! I saw monstrous chubby kids, drooling and smiling and screeching […]

New Car Adventures, Part 2

This is the post I meant to write yesterday. But I realized I hadn’t explained the whole new car thing. Which is a thing. A big thing, for us. For as little as we use the car, being a so-called “car lite” family, getting a different car was a BFD for us. And it was […]