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Eight on a log

Thanks to Uncle Peter - the only one with a camera during Thanksgiving - for such great pictures of all 8 cousins during the “day after Thanksgiving picnic at Catherine Creek”.
We learned that cookies handed out before/during the photo shoot result in all 8 children cooperating for at least the 2 minutes it takes to [...]

First snow of the year, and some lessons in gender neutral language

Veteran’s Day brought the first snow of the year, I think a bit earlier than normal.  I was not prepared to find three sets of snow clothes on such short notice, so poor Alex ended up in a pair of snow pants about two seasons too long.
Not to worry Mom, ill-fitting clothes never stopped boys [...]

More fall kiddos

A few more snippets of our fall…
In no particular order…
Perched on top of the yard waste container, after raking up the nasty Catalpa leaves, wearing pajama pants outside, trying to decide if they are breaking the rules.

Up on top of Uppa’s horse trailer.  This time they’re pretty sure they’ve broken the rules

The big rock at [...]