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Sleeping Beauty

   It was on a Saturday, just after lunch, around Timothy’s nap time, and we had an event to attend mid afternoon, and so I needed T to get a 90 minute nap before our event. Okay, wait.  Step back … Continue reading

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Safe arrival and gratitude

     We couldn’t be happier to have Elisabeth safe and healthy and back home from India.  And pretty fun that it was on the 70th anniversary of D Day. The reaction of probably half of the people whom we told about … Continue reading

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The Return of Elisabeth

Our daughter Elisabeth returns tomorrow morning after ten months in India.  She’s had a wonderful experience, and it’s hard to believe that she’s finally coming home. I keep thinking about when I returned to the United States after a year … Continue reading

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TRBL meets his match.com

Our eighteen year old daughter, Elisabeth, is still studying over in India. For the past three weeks, she and a group of exchange students have been travelling in northern India, visiting crowded Dehli, the impressive Taj Mahal and amazing sites … Continue reading

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Tan lines

The good news is that Timothy is learning to drink out of a normal cup. The less good news is that the main place he performs his latest trick is in the bathtub and his drink of choice is bathwater.  … Continue reading

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Abe Lincoln

         We often suffer from ‘TRBL hearing’ in our house.  It’s not that Timothy’s hearing is bad.  In fact, although we worried for the first year and a half of his life about his hearing, recent tests confirmed that his … Continue reading

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TRBL’s first word

When I read books with Timothy, I ask him to point to things — “Where’s the elephant?” — and sometimes he’ll point to the elephant, and if he doesn’t, I take his hand and place it on the elephant and … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras

At church tonight, Timothy was acting up and so I took him to the back of the church for a change of scenery.  Back there was a guy probably a few years younger than me carrying a baby girl and … Continue reading

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