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August 2015

Harvest

Most of the things we grew are starting to become delicious: the multi-headed sunflowers keep the bees happy, the squash look almost ripe, and our potato harvest is ready to eat! Yesterday we went in the yard to harvest the potatoes. Devon has been helping dig them out and sample …

Birthday Camping

Everything happened at once. First we bough a dynamo blue Civic — it’s a tiny, responsive wonder and Shauna fell in love with it as soon as she saw it: Then we loaded all our camping gear in the car, even the huge family tent I got for father’s day. …

Splash Pad 2

It was a hot Sunday so we went back to the local splash pad. There were only a few kids there this time and they shared their toys with Devon. It seem that all kids try to fill buckets by holding them straight in the jets. He had a pretty …

Baby Picnic

Devon went to a baby picnic yesterday — there were so many other babies! He mostly tried to eat the other babies …

Log Friend

The ash trees in the park we walk by every evening are being cut down, their large limbs now folded quietly on …

Spash pad

There’s a splash pad down the street from our house. We usually bike by it, but we’ve never stopped to play — …

Climb

Devon just learned how to climb on and off the furniture, more or less gracefully. Now he’s using the couch like a …

Vroom, vroom (part 2)

It’s what we do on Thursdays — we go out and buy cars. Last Thursday, after hours of negotiating, we bough a …