Saturday with Elizabeth

As Elizabeth likes to say, she and I were “hanging out” today while Tara had a girls' day out with Ronica. I think Tara's was a belated birthday thing. Hers was on the 10th. Anyway, once Ronica finally called — after Tara had started to worry — I was left alone with Elizabeth.

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Vets and doctors

I took Chandler to the vet this morning to get his teeth cleaned. I know, it sounds crazy, but it's actually very important, just like with humans. Anyway, because of road construction and morning rush-hour, it took forever to get there. The vet eve Continue reading Vets and doctors

First full week

… of kindergarten! Tara’s getting Elizabeth ready now. Elizabeth has been ready to go, already jumping into bed with us, then jumping out almost immediately, I guess because she couldn’t sleep.

Tara will usually be taking her in the morning and I’ll be picking her up after.

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Lucy’s birthday

Today's my sister Lucy's birthday. She must be having a good one, because she has not replied to anyone's email birthday greeting. The previous weekend was our nephew Daniel’s 2nd birthday party in Smyrna. That kid partied until it was almost dark!

In other birthday news, we drove all the way to Smyrna again (15 miles away) to get Continue reading Lucy’s birthday