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2011 Winter Recital

For the 2011 Winter Recital it was back to the piano teacher's house. This is Emily's last recital as now that she's about to turn 16 she has the option…

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2011 Halloween

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Every year we try to grow a big pumpkin. Some years are better than others but this year turned out to be our biggest pumpkin yet. When we first had…

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Anne’s 2011 Halloween Band Concert

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So, it turned out there was a use for Anne's interesting-looking Halloween costume. Apparently she needed it for her 9th grade Halloween band concert. Here in all its glory is…

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Family Vacation 2011 – Disneyland

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Over the years our family has figured out that 2 days in Anaheim, one day at Disneyland and one day at California Adventure, is about as much fun as we…

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Family Vacation 2011 – The Eyesight Escapade

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This year was a "big" family vacation (we alternate "big" and "little" vacations each year). Because I've been in school for the past two years, including straight through two summers,…

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A family activity

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The kids have been bugging me to do a family activity so we decided to go mini-golfing at our neighborhood fun center. When it comes to mini-golf, I can go…

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Graduation

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This month brought the end of nearly two years of school, including both summers for a total of 6 semesters, and with it the completion of my masters degree in…

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Now that’s a cabbage!

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Sam brought a small cabbage plant home from school earlier in the year in a cup. I'm not sure what science project his class was working on but apparently it…

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Caroline’s 5th grade program

Today was the 5th grade program at Caroline's school.  I actually didn't know that they were going to have the program until this morning.  I usually go walking every morning…

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