Monthly Archives: August 2011

new york city

In July I spent a long weekend in New York while the boys stayed home with my parents. It was at the height of the summer heat wave, and it was just as hot as I remember it being during … Continue reading

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ever the resourceful one

My six-year-old has been asking to be allowed to stay home alone since he was just shy of three years old. He brought it up again tonight and I said not yet. “When I am seven?” “Maybe when you are … Continue reading

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summer in america

We’ve been staying with my parents for nearly two months now and I wonder if my kids will one day remember this fondly as the summer they spent in America, or if my two-year-old will remember it at all. Before … Continue reading

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How do you like my new digs? Look at me! In the banner! (Is it too much?) I am still getting WordPress figured out but I could never work out how to upload customized images to the banner over at … Continue reading

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