Long Cat 2.0Posted by .
Over a year ago, Ellen welcomed her 2nd daughter. And with Sybil’s birth came another giant crocheted cat. Behold: Long Cat 2.0 LC2.0 was crocheted with love from the same pattern used in Imogen’s cat back in 2019. I generally don’t like to crochet the same thing twice but this was an exception and the Continue Reading »
Emmy is SIX!Posted by .
My Emmy, 6! WOW. What joy you’ve added to our lives these past years! We got to have a party for you this year! Due to the pandemic, we haven’t been able to do that since you turned three. This year you wrapped up preschool and started Kindergarten! This is the first school Continue Reading »
Willies’ argument leads to squirrgle intervention!Posted by .
Willy Day results are in! Also in the backyard wildlife/emails from Dad genre… Past Results: 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 Related posts: Groundhog Day at the Willie Pond Willy Day: Pandemic Version Willies are ticked off. Continue Reading »
2022Posted by .
#bestnine2022 2022 started out ok enough — we were wrapping up our 2nd full year of the pandemic and starting the third. Vaccines were plentiful and things did not seem as grim. But we still didn’t feel comfortable having a bunch of people in our home, so Emmy’s birthday in February was a winter caravan Continue Reading »
Iris is 8!Posted by .
Iris, Happy 8th birthday! We celebrated you first with just us and then after 2+ years of no house guests due to the covid-19 pandemic, we were able to have a party for you! It was so nice to welcome people back into our home. I imagine college parties are going to look similar… It’s Continue Reading »
Emmy is FIVE!Posted by .
Emmy, Happy birthday my love! You are five! It’s another pandemic birthday for you! We celebrated you at home on your birthday and then on Saturday, we took snacks and treats on the road to visit all of your favorite people. The travelling treat party was a great time and allowed us to see Continue Reading »
Groundhog Day at the Willie PondPosted by .
Back again with another round of Williehog Day results!! Stay warm out there! From Dad: 8:04 AM This just in. The Willies say That is all. XXOOXXOO Da Sent from my iPad Past Results: 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 Continue Reading »
Happy 75th Birthday, DadPosted by .
Dad — master of frog toes, builder of tree houses, guardian of Willies, protector of spiders, supporter of Amazon and father/husband/grandpa/da/freepa/earl/dish boy/DUDE extraordinaire. From you I get my name, my sense of humor, my affinity for spreadsheets, my dashing good looks and a prime example of how to play jokes. It is an incredible honor Continue Reading »
2021Posted by .
2021. Still here. Still in the Covid-19 global pandemic. #2021bestnine In late January, 2021 slapped us in the face with a big dose of pandemic reality when Amanda came down with Covid-19. Unfortunately, her husband, kids and my parents also fell ill, leaving them dizzy and feeling out of sorts. It escalated when my Mom Continue Reading »
Merry Christmas 2021Posted by .
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