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PB&J Minus the PB

As a kid, I remember taking peanut butter and jam sandwiches for lunch nearly every day. (I was a pretty easy-going kid when it came to lunches, as long as my sandwiches didn’t include meat — apparently I was vegan-like in food preferences long before I knew what the word meant!) During the summer, Adam perfectedContinue Reading

Back to School

As of two weeks ago, I have been completely ready for Adam and Leah to head back to school and out of my hair. I love them dearly, but their laissez-faire attitude and our distinct lack of schedule over the summer drives me batty. And to be fair, I think they were ready for SeptemberContinue Reading

Camp Mini-Yo-We, Take Two

What a difference a year makes. Last summer, eager to follow in Elizabeth’s footsteps, Adam ventured off to Camp Mini-Yo-We for a week of sleep-away camp. Unfortunately, the whole being-away-from-home-while-doing-completely-foreign-activities-like-paddling-a-canoe experience was overwhelming and he became incredibly homesick, so much so that we received several phone calls from the camp director and Todd and IContinue Reading

Happy Eighth Birthday, Adam!

Happy Eighth Birthday to Adam! For the first time ever, Adam is not here for his special day — instead, he’s celebrating at Camp Mini-Yo-We, where I believe he gets to select a camp counsellor to jump in the lake. Good times. Given the choice of celebrating before or after his actual birthday, Adam optedContinue Reading

The Playground

We’re just about halfway through our summer vacation, and while this probably isn’t exactly true, I feel like our days can best be summed up by the following graph. Outside of sleeping and eating, Adam and Leah are spending a lot of time sliding, swinging and climbing. And since we have three playgrounds within easyContinue Reading