We’ve started packing

December 1st, 2014 — 7:44pm by aaron

A captured a short video of the moving company at work: here (warning, 70+ MB). I’m not sure I’d recommend them to anyone else…

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And if that mockingbird won’t sing…

November 30th, 2014 — 7:39pm by aaron

At this point, turkey the elder needs more stuff like a hole in the head (we’d just have to pack it up anyway), so for her 6th birthday I arranged an Icelandic Horse Trek. She was allowed to take one parent, and much to my surprise, she chose her father.

Luckily, no photographic evidence survives of my time in the saddle, but I do believe young miss had a very nice time.

I am desperately hoping that she doesn’t take to the horsey lifestyle. With luck, she will settle on a less expensive hobby like online poker.

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November 30th, 2014 — 7:27pm by aaron

Yes, busy. Not so busy that’s we’d miss a 6-year-old birthday party.

Fun was had. Kids were entertained. Photos were not taken. Surprise hits? A scavenger hunt and pictionary.

With obligatory hand-crafted march-of-the-penguins cake.

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There will be trouble

October 14th, 2014 — 4:10pm by aaron

Oh yes.

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September 15th, 2014 — 11:59am by aaron

we still have the other one, too. She’s turning out a little wierd though. Might have to send her back before the warranty expires….

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And then….

September 14th, 2014 — 9:06pm by aaron

… she realized she’d left the notes for her talk in her hotel room.

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The unbearable lightness of being two

September 11th, 2014 — 10:14am by aaron

Happy birthday, baby shark.

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Those who are about to eat bacon….

August 19th, 2014 — 1:04pm by aaron

… salute you.

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Beat the winter blues

June 22nd, 2014 — 9:01pm by aaron

This seems like a good time for a fake smile!

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What goes on?

May 5th, 2014 — 10:47am by aaron

Recently, EM has been working on her writing. She’s been plowing her way through a Clever Kiwi “How To Write” workbook as a break from her arduous art schedule.

This morning I noticed that each page has a place to do a bit of free writing (“Pupil to write a sentence”). It provides some insight into the mind of a 5-year-old:

  • It is rainy today
  • I love lillian
  • I am happy
  • I hate dogs
  • I love cats
  • I love books
  • I love Art
  • lillian likes to eat grapes
  • I had a pet
  • I love the ipad
  • I love droring (drawing?)
  • I love Bunnys
  • I love the port hills
  • I love the bech (beach)
  • I love trees
  • I love sheep
  • I love cows
  • I love school
  • I love lillian
  • I love henry g
  • I love blue
  • I love mom + dad

There ya go.

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