Monthly Archives: April 2011

Movie Week, Version 2.0, Day Two

Who’s your daddy?

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Of Various Ellie-related Things

1.  She evidently got tired of not being fed any solid food (we will start someday, I promise) because I found something a little weird in her diaper yesterday.  It looked suspiciously like [slightly digested] paper.   So I guess … Continue reading

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Movie Week, Version 2.0, Day One

“Let me see that sock!” Ellie’s new favorite game – tug-o-war! (We have to turn on the video camera carefully these days or else Ellie just looks straight at it so that’s why many of the videos this week will … Continue reading

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Christ, the Lord, is risen today, Alleluia! Sons of men and angels say, Alleluia! Raise your joys and triumphs high, Alleluia! Sing, ye heavens, and earth, reply, Alleluia! Love’s redeeming work is done, Alleluia! Fought the fight, the battle won, … Continue reading

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Gardening/Yardwork Update

This is part of the yardwork that I accomplished this week: A fully weeded and prepped bed for Swiss chard (which Nik promptly planted).  We’re looking forward to lots of Swiss chard this year! Nik also worked hard preparing our … Continue reading

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Bread update

This is my first attempt in  a long time (since high school) to make free-form bread.  It tasted good but the crust wasn’t nearly crunchy enough.  I think I needed higher heat and a little moisture.  The bread quest continues.  … Continue reading

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Ellie loves sitting

Doesn’t she look grownup?

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Items of interest (to me anyway)

1.  I did 45 minutes of yardwork today!  My plan is brilliant – 30 minutes seems so not-daunting that I go outside and then I’m having fun so I stay out longer!  Poor Ellie gets tired of sitting in her … Continue reading

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Love spring. Love blossoms. Love this baby!

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To do an average of 1/2 hour of yardwork per weekday between now and October.  That means about 2 1/2 hours a week.  No rollover of hours from week to week.  I think if I manage to do this, along … Continue reading

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