Date posted: September 1, 2014 | Filed under family, photo | No Comments »

down by the water

Date posted: August 31, 2014 | Filed under finn, photo | No Comments »

Porch swing 3


Date posted: August 30, 2014 | Filed under finn, photo | No Comments »


Finn and I went for ice cream last night. The light is falling behind the trees earlier now, and the air is cool. She’s starting Kindergarten tomorrow, which means fall isn’t too far off. I’m not ready for summer to end, nor am I alright with my daughter growing up so goddamn fast.

Date posted: August 26, 2014 | Filed under finn, photo | No Comments »


Jen with hat

Flying boy

Swimming girl


Date posted: August 17, 2014 | Filed under friends, photo | No Comments »

What does love look like? This is Ox, Finn's favorite object, and the ears are about to fall off. We can't find replacement fleece for emergency surgery. Can anyone help? #uglydoll #emergency

Date posted: August 15, 2014 | Filed under finn, photo | No Comments »


Date posted: August 10, 2014 | Filed under cars, photo | No Comments »



Date posted: August 7, 2014 | Filed under photo | No Comments »

Sleepy party girl

We flew back into Baltimore at midnight last night, after about an hour’s delay on the ground, and got to the house after 1AM and a bumpy cab ride. Our plans to explore Kansas City on Monday were curtailed by a 102° fever, unfortunately, so we missed Legoland and the science center, although we were able to check out the King Tut exhibit and Union Station before an afternoon party and a dip in the hotel pool.

Town-Topic Hamburgers

Kansas City really impressed us. Everyplace we looked was clean, well-maintained, and dynamic. We ate like royalty, from breakfast to barbecue, and sampled artisinal ice cream and locally brewed beer. And it was great to meet our new extended family, who made us all feel welcome. Apart from the flight delays, the whole trip was a pleasure.

After a trip to the Target clinic this morning, we found that Finn is most likely suffering from Coxsackievirus, which is treated syptomatically, meaning there is a lot of cold fruit and yogurt on hand for Finn. If she’s feeling better tomorrow morning, she gets to go back to camp and life will return to normal.

Date posted: July 29, 2014 | Filed under photo, travel | No Comments »






Date posted: July 26, 2014 | Filed under family, photo | No Comments »