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Fall In Swim Meet

This past weekend we went to Siena’s second swim meet of the season. It was in Portland, so it was easy to get to and be back home for the rest of the day. When Siena goes to check in, … Continue reading

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all the playing

  Met new friends. Played games. Learned new games. Had fun.  Had lots of fun.

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last week

… I voted. … we went to a swim meet.  Lots of fun and lots of hard work from my little girl.  What a dedicated little person she is.  I admire her for that. … Lucas made this fishing pole … Continue reading

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Siena raced 500m freestyle yesterday.  She’s never raced that long of a race, so she was excited and nervous about it.  We’ve been swimming laps together when Lucas has his swim practice, and she had timed and practiced swimming 500 then. … Continue reading

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cyclocross : a lesson on good sportsmanship

This year, Lucas decided to race some cyclocross as much as we could do.  Because this fall has turned out to be a busy few months, we are pulled in all directions, going and trying new things.  Each one of … Continue reading

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an autumn walk

We wanted to show these special people of ours the colors of this beautiful place in the fall.  The place we call home. And you know, everyone knows what to do when you are by a creek. (No one and nothing … Continue reading

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Halloween this year was a scary one.  The day before was pouring rain, the morning was raining hard too, but by 1 pm, the rain stopped and it didn’t rain until later this weekend.  It was a beautiful evening making … Continue reading

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