Monthly Archives: July 2012

A Zoo Day!

Today Elias and I met some friends at the zoo for a play date. It was fun to be back since I have been working for the last 5 weeks, and it’s been awhile. Elias and his playmate did not … Continue reading

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A Bedtime Ruckus

Every night we go through the same routine for Elias at bed time. It has really helped him be happy at bedtime. (Although it doesn’t always help him fall asleep quickly…he’s in there counting something right now. “One, two, wee, … Continue reading

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First Tricycle Ride!

Speaking of mildly spoiling grandparents, Grandma Smith has done some of her own this past weekend. (Read the baseball post just before this one if you are confused). Nathan’s mom had asked us what we thought about her buying a … Continue reading

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Baseball Fun

Elias has loved baseball for awhile now. Probably because Nathan loves it too. Elias actually calls it “bat and ball.” So far he’s been to one MLB game, and lots of softball games in which Nathan plays on Sunday evenings. … Continue reading

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We’ve reached the top!

“Hike to the top of Multnomah falls” was a Spring Bucket List item which we unfortunately never got around to completing, so we forwarded it to the Summer list. I am pleased to report that we have succeeded in reaching … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Daddy!

Today was Nathan’s birthday. For the past nine days (since I turned 28) he has been telling me that I’m old. I’m in my upper twenties while he’s still in his mid twenties. As of today he can’t say anything, … Continue reading

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Taste the Goodness

We had a few birthday cupcakes leftover. Last night after dinner, Nathan wanted one for dessert. As he started to pull off the paper, Elias said that he wanted one too. Usually when we give him a cookie or a … Continue reading

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Young Love

For those of you who have never met Elias, one thing you must know is that he is quite shy. He does not like to be approached by strangers. He does not often interact with other kids his age. It’s … Continue reading

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Kitty Love

I’ve written before about Elias and our cats. He really loves them, and they treat him pretty well too. However, there have been some break-throughs in the last couple of days that I have been wanting to share and record. … Continue reading

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Birthday Fun

Yesterday was my birthday, and I had the day off of work, so it was a relaxing day. Nathan had taken us out to dinner on Thursday evening because on Fridays we have swimming. Elias and I played and relaxed … Continue reading

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