Monthly Archives: January 2013

I Still Haven’t Done Any Dishes

[I did promise I’d report back on this one.] All the credit for the clean kitchen goes to Nik, my awesome husband. My lack of doing dishes can be directly attributed to this guy: and to the fact that he’s … Continue reading

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Mark Is Definitely Starting To Smile!

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And In Particular, Baby Mark Misses Cousin Selah

We all miss Cousin Selah and we miss Cousin Violet and Auntie Meggan too!  Thank you for coming to bless us with your time and loving arms and words!  (We’re really sorry that we blessed you with our cold.)

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It Had To Happen Sometime, Right?

I’m the only adult in the house.  The relatives are back home in Alaska, Nik is back at work, and it’s just the kids and me at home.  Miraculously, they’re both sleeping and so I can cross item number one … Continue reading

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Mark Tells Mama How Excited He Is To Be Going On A Walk

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Kindly Letting Mama and Ellie Eat Lunch

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Getting To Know You


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More Thoughts About Resting

For the record, I didn’t even change out of my pajamas from Friday night until Monday morning.  So I guess I’m doing an OK job of resting! In thinking about what I wrote on Saturday about resting, I think it … Continue reading

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Mark, In Blue, For the First Time

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Stats and Other Random Bits of Information

1.  Mark weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces at his one-week doctor’s appointment.  Hooray for passing his birth weight already!  And hooray for a baby who is in LOVE with nursing! 2. I know you saw this picture already but I … Continue reading

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