April 3, 2014

Michal

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Just one of Michal's many talents.

March 29, 2014

Thawing out.

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We're on Amelia Island in Florida this week for Spring Break.

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We arrived today and it's sunny and in the 70s.

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Just heaven.

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We were here last year for Spring Break so the girls knew exactly what they wanted to do first -- get fudge at a little shop at the resort. 

Chocolate mint fudge. 

They said it was to celebrate their 10 1/4 birthday today.  How could I argue with that?

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Here's to a week of warm weather and sunshine . . . and lots and lots of fudge. 




January 21, 2014

Martin Luther King Day

The girls didn't have school today so we headed downtown to the Field Museum.

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We saw Sue the T. Rex, Egyptian mummies, priceless gems, a hall of jade and exhibits on Africa and the Americas.

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We had a great day and on the way home we saw this building with windows lit up to spell "MLK."

The perfect end to our day.

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December 31, 2013

Ringing in the New Year

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Walking on the beach on Coronado Island on New Year's Eve.  One of the prettiest places in the world.

December 25, 2013

Merry Christmas!

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From our family to yours, Merry Christmas!

December 15, 2013

December 14, 2013

The Gingerbread Soiree

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Five years ago I thought it would be fun to have a little gingerbread house decorating party for the families in the twins' club I belong to. It quickly went from "a little get together" to a big event for more than 100 people. We jokingly started calling it "The Gingerbread Soiree.

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The event is now an annual tradition. Michal and I went alone this year because Kenna was a little under the weather so she and Eric stayed home. Michal helped set up for the event, watched the little kids whose moms were also helping set up, and had a posse of little girls who followed her everywhere she went during the event.

She was absolutely thrilled!

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