Tag Archives: Male bonding

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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Wee Smasher

   Timothy enjoyed his first real trick or treating Halloween dressed in a costume that was somewhere between a dragon, a crocodile and T Rex.  We went out with some of the other ‘young families’ in our neighborhood, and Timothy … Continue reading

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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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T’s got friends in low places

While he’s not shaving yet, these days Timothy often sports a five o’clock shadow of oatmeal and yogurt after his meals. It may be those mature looks, but Timothy is sometimes called a ‘flirt’ by adult women.  And yet he … Continue reading

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Happiness is a very dirty diaper

Written Jul 28, 2012 Timothy will be eleven months old tomorrow. Last night, Laura was with friends from college who are visiting, and with Elisabeth working as a camp counselor and Catherine out for the night, it was just the … Continue reading

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Boa constrictor

Written Jul 5, 2012 There was a thoughtful op ed piece in the New York Times on Sunday by Tim Kreider called ‘The Busy Trap’ (http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/06/30/the-busy-trap/).  It’s a reflection on how busy people are, and bragging/whining about their chosen busy … Continue reading

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