Monthly Archives: September 2013

Little Elvis

Our friends ask what it’s like having Elisabeth (our 17 year old) in India for 10 months.  Well, she’s been gone for 2 months, but it certainly doesn’t feel like she’s on the other side of the globe.  It feels … Continue reading

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  Timothy continues to crawl faster than I can walk, but is also trying to stand up.   From a sitting position, he leans forward on his hands, then pushes his bum up in the air like a tent, and then tries … Continue reading

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This T is on Fire

                Timothy enjoyed his first two days of preschool last week.  On Day One, when Laura picked him up after lunch, with the rest of the class settling into position for their nap, Timothy had already been asleep for an … Continue reading

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First Day of School

                 Timothy is often good at giving us a second opinion.  And so I return us to the scene of the crime that I mentioned in the last blog entry, when a good friend took Laura, Catherine, Timothy and me … Continue reading

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