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What the Beep

During our drive to the zoo several days ago, Teddy began to sing the timeless childhood classic, “The Wheels on the Bus.” Generations have sung about how those storied wheels go round and round and round. That bus has driven the equivalent distance between Earth and Proxima Centauri, which is over 4 light years away. […]

What’s Round, Orange, Real, American, and Grows on a Tree? You’re wrong.

Teddy, opening the refrigerator: Hey, we got any of those peaches?

Me: We don’t have peaches.

Teddy: Sure we do! Those orange balls. Peaches!

Me: We don’t have peaches. We have oranges, though. Is that what you’re thinking of?

Teddy: Oh, yeah!

I pointed to the kitchen table. A bag of clementines […]

All Hail Halloween 2014

I’m a little late to the Halloween photo share fest. There is not one Elsa or Olaf in the bunch. We seemed to have an animal-oriented holiday this year. Six out of the nine kids dressed up with four of them saluting our furry or feathered friends. From youngest to oldest:

Ollie wore the […]