Archive | September, 2007

Apple Picking Video

While I was taking snapshots last Sunday, Dom was wielding the video camera. He put together a lovely little video that captures the whole day quite well from a riotous trolley ride (we took up a whole car) to goodbye hugs from the cousins while Bella squeals.

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The Very Hungry Isabella

Isabella reads Eric Carle’s classic, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, to herself, chanting, “Yummy, yummy, yummy,” all the while. I think she gets the gist of it quite well without mommy’s help! Is that last look saying, “Come on, daddy, get the hint. Put down the book and feed me!”?  

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I don’t normally post YouTube videos; but this one has been haunting me and I felt I should share. It’s a song by a French Canadian folk band called Mes Aieux, which means “my ancestors” or “my forebearers”. The song is called “Degeneration” and is subtitled in English. (Sorry can’t figure out how to do […]

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Where Did the Week Go?

It’s been a pretty quiet week on the blog. I can’t believe it’s Friday already and I haven’t posted anything since Sunday. I had so many entries planned that never got written. Here’s a run down of what’s been going on. Monday I spent the day in the kitchen, a room I’ve only had nodding […]

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The Real Thing

From Jen at et tu? comes a beautiful story about conversion with an unlikely pharmaceutical metaphor. Here’s an excerpt: All my life I’d always thought that Christianity was a sugar pill. I thought that people swallowed it and then saw whatever they needed or wanted to see to make themselves feel better. But now that […]

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Apple Picking

Today was the annual family apple picking outing. We went to one of the larger farms in the Boston area. It’s a very family friendly place with trams that take you through the orchards, a petting zoo and playground, a maze and a general store that sells gelato (tell me that isn’t one of the […]

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