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Reverberating 2010

Some of you may have heard of Reverb10 – it is a way to reflect on this year and manifest what’s next. It is also a series of prompts that gives you something to think on and write about as you reflect on the past year and publicly (and perhaps naively) air your wishes for the coming year. They ask… Read more →

Weekend plans

“It’s going to be another busy busy day,” Moira inevitably says at some point every evening when we are putting her to bed. I guess when you are 2.5 years old no matter what the next day holds there are always adventures to be had and every day is, indeed, busy busy. This weekend does prove to be busy busy… Read more →

The way things are

Ingredients for bliss when you are 2+1/3: – Polka Dot Pajamas – Dirt Moira discovered that you can take the Polar Zookeeper Duplo animal slide apart and turn it into.. shoes!  Those jammies totally kill me too. Yodeler’s daughter: Fionnuala looks like she should be wearing knickers and a cow bell. Man, population health nap time is boring. Nap time… Read more →

Funny things we found around the house

Fire suppression device, circa 1955 when the house was built… we think. I suspect that this one was meant to heat up (as it is up near the ceiling, not in arm’s reach),  and the metal band would expand, then break, dropping its payload on the floor. Anyway, it’s probably similar to this one from Wikipedia: “Another type of carbon-tetrachloride… Read more →

Rock Band Status for the Family

While Melanie is recovering, oncology here is a brief post from the Mr. regarding the new addition to the family. Name: Fionnuala Irene (pronounced Fin-oo-la) Birth Weight: 7 lbs 1 oz (exactly the same as mom and older sister) Born on: 8-something am on the 18th of August (18/8/10 – a date I can remember! 18-8=10).  Water broke Monday evening,… Read more →