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  • Maine Vacation (Part 2)

    Beaching it with JeanWe arrived in Maine on Thursday afternoon and spent the rest of the afternoon riding the Trolley around Ogunquit and shopping in the downtown. I got some really good swim shoes for Matthew – he lost his… Read More ›

  • Maine Vacation (part 1)

    Well, we are finally home from the longest vacation I have taken in over 15 years. By the time I go back to work on Monday, we will have been away for 13 days and nights. It was alot of… Read More ›

  • Adoption, identity and differences…

    FRECKLES! After getting home from the beach a couple of weeks ago, my son R developed a fascination with my freckles. He kept asking me why I had all of those brown spots and he didn’t. Now…I have to say… Read More ›

  • VACATION 1 (Part 3)

    As promised, here are some more pictures from our vacation at the Outer Banks. Riley was the most adventurous…He thought he could be a surfer dude…and actually made it out past the breakers with my friend Wendy… Matthew decided on… Read More ›

  • Vacation #1 (Part 2)

    As promised, this entry has several pictures of our vacation to the Outer Banks. I (silly mom) forgot to bring my camera so only have a few from my cell phone. My friend Wendy’s dad (who stayed with us recouperating… Read More ›

  • VACATION NUMBER 1 (Part 1)

    Well, we are home from the first vacation of the summer. This will be an unusual year for me since I have scheduled myself for 2 vacations over the summer with the kids. My friend Wendy had rented 2 condo’s… Read More ›

  • Eating…

    We have had an unusual week this week with regard to eating. That is, my non-eater M. has been eating as if he hasn’t seen food in his life. I told last weekend about the twinkie incident. Well, the box… Read More ›

  • Lazy Sunday

    We had a party yesterday celebrating the end of the year for the graduating MedPed residents and welcoming the incoming ones. I have had this party at my house virtually annually since I moved into this house. It is interesting… Read More ›

  • Early Risers…

    My son R. is and always has been an early riser – since he was a baby, he has woken up at between 5:30 and 6:00 every morning.  I’ve tried sending him to bed later to no avail.   Unfortunately,… Read More ›


    This week marks the first week of “summer camp” at the daycare.  All of the school-aged children are there, the pool is open and the field trips are underway.   I’ve had all three kids at this daycare since February… Read More ›