Category Archives: Rituals (& Holidays)

We are what we repeatedly do. This section is on the actions, days, and events we choose to focus on regularly, because they represent the things we value most.

Abbeys 11th birthday

Cyn remarked to me over the last few days that Abbey is becoming more and more of a mature young person (as opposed to “my little girl” which I always think of her as :)). From the ideas she is … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2021

The girls treated their mothers and grandmothers to an afternoon tea and a spa. The mothers were surprised and pleased. They had an enjoyable day. Mom said that the best part of Mother’s Day was being with her children. She … Continue reading

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Leprechaun trap 2021

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Christmas & Holidays, 2020, Photo Album

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Halloween 2020

2020 brought a funny but delightful to Halloween: an active neighborhood. I discussed this with many of my neighbors, and we agreed on two things: 1) we had never seen the neighborhood more active for Halloween and 2) that was … Continue reading

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Evelyns 8th birthday

Cyn coordinated a “kudo-board” for those who love Evie to wish her happy birthday. It’s a lovely way for many people to share a memory or express love. Here it is: https://www.kudoboard.com/boards/DND8WLsE

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Twelve years in…

On a hot (still record breaking for may in Seattle- we hit 94 degrees!) May Day, 12 years ago, we got married. Today, we remember that lovely day by taking a hike up Poo Poo point on a lovely (albeit … Continue reading

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Holy Saturday, Easter prep

We have transitioned into COVID/ quarantine mode over the last few weeks. Certainly, having routine/schedule/structure has been an enormous help (more on this, later). Prepping for Easter is a good example of what has given us structure. Our church has … Continue reading

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Christmas 2019: Happy Christmas, and Happy Decade!

Dear Loved Ones, Merry Christmas! And happy end-of-the-decade! And welcome to the 2020’s! (It sounds exciting, doesn’t it?). Before we tell you a little about us, we want to make sure we tell you: love and peace to all of … Continue reading

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Holiday Season, 2019… has begun!

I really feel that that holiday season, when you have kids in ours’ age range, begins around Halloween. You can just feel the energy being the same, and the excitement of decorations, lights, and the shortening day giving a similar … Continue reading

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