The Grand Illumination of Williamsbark!

Okay…technically it’s “Colonial Williamsburg“, but you can’t tell Liam that.  He’ll argue the point. Last Sunday we went with Uncle Robert for the festivities!  It was C-C-C-OOOOLLDD but beautifully sunny, so we bundled up and off we went.  Robert and I browsed through Market Square on a hunt for unique tree ornaments while Liam and…

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We have a new accessory…

Remember way back HERE, when I told you about Liam’s eye problem? Well, we’ve moved on to the next step in his treatment.  GLASSES. Now, to recap – he has Strabismus:  Intermittent Exotropia.  From www.merck.com: Intermittent Exotropia: Intermittent exotropia is outward turning of the eyes that occurs intermittently, usually when the child is looking at…

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Am I rushing The Season?

…of COURSE I am. But, Liam was on my lap when I opened the e-mail from Jib-Jab, saw the elves and that was all she wrote.  I had no choice. (Just pretend you didn’t see this until AFTER Thanksgiving…) Send your own ElfYourself eCards

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Candy Monsters, meet The Cookie Monster…

Quite a few of my friends are lamenting the “Post Halloween Struggle for Candy” that seems to be fully in play throughout the houses of America.  It seems they’re facing wailing, tears and gnashing of teeth when they exercise good parenting and limit the sweets. Ohhhh, if it were just that easy.  Sometimes I WISH…

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Halloween 2009

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A Scarecrow, A Ghost and a Jack o’Lantern go into a Bar…

Bad jokes aside, we had some holiday fun on this weekend before Halloween. Now, bear in mind that during all of this fun, Liam changed his mind about what he wants to be for Halloween four more times. The last selection was “fog”…and no, I am not kidding you.

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Poetry at the Park

From quiet homes and first beginning, Out to the undiscovered ends, There’s nothing worth the wear of winning, But laughter and the love of friends. — Hilaire Belloc

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I like it when…

Tonight, at about a half hour before bedtime, Liam was snuggling in my lap in the Living Room while Brian was watching baseball.  As usual, Liam was chattering incessantly about something or other…which he does ALL. THE. TIME. Half flippantly I laughed and said “Liam, I like it when you’re quiet!”   Without missing a beat,…

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Rainy Day Visit from Puppy, Dorothy and Gus

Lousy weather this weekend.  It’s day four of the rain, the wind is whipping and the temperature got no higher than 50 degrees Farenheit. Blech. So much for our plans of hitting the Nursery and Garden Center for our Annual Scarecrow Making Day.  It really was too gray and miserable to feel like going anywhere…so,…

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Pumpkins, Pirates and Bone Men

We went out adventuring today!  Errands, lunch and random shopping with Uncle Robert . (Liam LOVED that hat when he saw it in Target,and Robert obliged…calls it his “Pirate Bone Man Hat”, and has not taken it off his head in five hours. LOL!) Anyway, we stopped in at the Farmer’s Market again, where Liam visited…

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