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Thoughts I had before 7 AM

This morning I set my alarm for 5:30 AM because I needed to be up by 6 AM, and I usually demand at least a half hour to hit snooze. I know this behavior would drive some people nuts, and this could be one of the (many, many) reasons Jon has lost so much hair [...]

Silk patterned blouse

I bought this blouse on sale at Marciano when we were in Vancouver in May and have yet to wear it, probably because the weather heated up and I don’t like wearing silk when there is a possibility that I’m going to be sweating. Today Jon and I gave a guest lecture at the University [...]


It’s pretty humiliating being forced to roll over for a treat. Especially when someone is standing behind you waiting to take a photograph of the expression on your face as you try to foist the weight of your body over.

Taking a spin around the patio

We’re trying to encourage Leta to do more physical activity as she is much more interested in sitting inside reading books, thus the pink Barbie tricycle. She didn’t like it so much at first, but now she’s burning tracks into the concrete on the patio in the backyard. Although, we now have to hear about [...]