Author Archives: jackblee

Bath Toys and Uber too

  It’s great to have Elisabeth back from college for the Holidays.  Timothy has loved having both sisters in the house.      Timothy had a fun Christmas, and received his fair share of gifts and accolades.  He also enjoyed … Continue reading

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The Abominable Snowmonster

    There is nothing more that Timothy loves than a good group hug.  When he’s leaving a gathering, our little rush chairman will often reach out to different people to circle up. This is one of the cutest things … Continue reading

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Timothy and the Ten Pins

At the birthday party of a classmate, Timothy was enjoying knocking over the bowling pins that were set up on the floor of the gym.  I would set them up and Timothy would immediately knock the pins over. Fast forward … Continue reading

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Was that Timothy who just ran past the window?

     Timothy turned 4 years old last weekend, which he continues to celebrate with a series of tasteful celebrations.   We all enjoyed a trip to Indianapolis to celebrate the wedding of Laura’s sister, Mary Ann and her fiancé Fritz, … Continue reading

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Dancing Zeus meets the monster

  According to Greek mythology, Zeus used to throw thunderbolts down to earth. I thought about that when we had a loud thunderstorm a few nights ago. In the summer, our daughters usually sleep in the basement room right below our … Continue reading

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Every day is kids’ day

  Last Sunday, on the morning of Father’s Day, Timothy had a very dirty diaper and lived up to my last blog entry by bringing his hands in to help with the diaper clean up.  That diaper was so dirty that … Continue reading

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Goooooooooooooooool!

    The human body is a perfect creation, and yet, if God had a suggestion box, I would scribble him a note about shortening the length of toddlers’ arms.  Timothy’s arms are the perfect length for reaching down into the … Continue reading

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