The Silver Lining

Have I ever mentioned how much I love this person? He is just pure delight! Most of the time, anyway. Sometimes he can be a stinker. But that makes him very much human, so I love that part of him too. The fact that he has Down syndrome is both …

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Apr 23, 2017: Happy Earth Day!

  Okay, I’m one day late for Earth Day, so happy Earth weekend instead! Given that the rains seem to finally be over and that it was Earth Day on Saturday, it seemed fitting to spend the weekend doing yard work. And so we did! When we bought this house …

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Apr 16, 2017: New Beginnings

Happy Easter, everyone! As I understand it, Easter is all about new beginnings. So I thought I’d talk about some new beginnings …

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Some Final Thoughts About the Hill

I blogged a bit about #BWW2017 after we finished up the Buddy Walk on Washington, but I was typing on my phone …

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Lexington Day 9: Boxerwood

On our final non-travel day of vacation, we started the morning with a little kite-flying and then went to Boxerwood Gardens, a …

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Lexington Day 8: Wind!

Today we drove three hours southwest to Lexington, VA, to visit my aunt! It was super chilly and windy, so when we …

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DC Day 7: RAIN!

Boy, did we get wet today! We had a VIP tour of the Capitol, arranged by Senator Harris’s staff, but we had …

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DC Day 5: Arlington

I spent Day 5 in meetings all day, so Chris took the boys to Arlington National Cemetery. Theo absolutely loved it! Here’s …

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D.C. Day 4: Zoo and Rockin’ Mom Fun

Day 4 started late because Sam was up until 1am again. (Jet lag does not agree with this child!) But at 9am, …

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