Monthly Archives: April 2012

spring pairs


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come hither

She does that thing with her paws whenever I pull the camera out, and keeps insisting that we put together a sexy calendar for 2013.

Posted in Lou, picture taking | 1 Comment


Name change! Six is Seven as of today! He is the coolest seven-year-old I know. And for years, whenever I tell him how lucky I am – I got the best ones! – he informs me dryly that everyone’s mom … Continue reading

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race 2

The boys were away this weekend with their dad. I try to plan something, at least one thing, for when they are away because otherwise, well. I was glad to have my second race to look forward to, even though … Continue reading

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and another bike bites the dust

My bike was stolen today. Along with the basket, bike chain and child seat. What most bothers me, other than having lost my primary means of transport, is that they came inside the building to take it. Someone from one … Continue reading

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one of those times he couldn’t make it to the top

It’s a long way up.

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local restoration

My friend is restoring a beautiful 15th-century building in the center of town. Sadly, it had been tied up in a legal mess, which in Italy takes forever to resolve, and in the meantime, nothing could be done to protect … Continue reading

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