Category Archives: Benchmarks

Abbey’s birthday party

  Abbey’s birthday parties, because she was born in July, have always been festive occasions with great weather.  Today was no different, and we decided to take advantage of Seattle’s “Bicycle Sundays“, where they close down some of the roads … Continue reading

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Evelyn’s t ball season 

In their wisdom, the Seattle Youth Baseball league elected to start baseball a year early- for four year olds, this year.  Evie’s friends decided to join, so she did too. Things started off absolutely delightful.  For the first 2-3 weeks, … Continue reading

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Abbey (and Evie) start Reading Encyclopedia Brown

One of the pleasures of being a Dad is seeing your kids go through the same stuff you did.  Abbey has begun reading “Encycopedia Brown”, which were favorite 10-minute mysteries I loved when I was young. 

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Evie writes her name for the first time 

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10 years in…

Today marks an incredibly important day.  Aside from all the “obvious biggies” (births, anniversaries, etc), this is pretty much the most important day I can think of for this family’s entire existence. That’s because this family began 10 years ago, … Continue reading

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Abbeys first missing tooth

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Abbey’s Graduation

In my day, they didn’t celebrate graduations from kindergarten.  Now, apparently, they do. 

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