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Snake Hike

Junior Kindergarten is still hard. Devon is so exhausted that Shauna and I talked about pulling him out of JK and signing him up for daycare again. He really needs his naps — without them he’s a tiny, drunk person. Each weekend Devon spends a whole day in his PJs …

Potato Harvest

Devon planted and tended the potatoes plants in our front yard the entire summer: He did an amazing job gardening: last evening when we picked the last remaining potatoes, they were the largest potatoes we’ve ever grown (and also possibly the yummiest): We’ve been growing potatoes now for about five …

Weekend, Finally

Devon finished his first full week of Junior Kindergarten, and he was so tired by Friday that he could barely keep his eyes open. The lack of naps and all the new kids have really worn him out. Most evenings it’s a rush to get him fed and in bed, …

First Week of School

Devon was so excited to start “big boy school” that he leaped out the door on his first day of Junior Kindergarten: …

Bike around

Though Devon fell in love with his big boy bike at first sight, he wasn’t too keen to get back on it …

Dinosaur Hair

This was Devon’s last week of daycare. He’s going to miss his friends, and we’re going to miss the really excellent teachers …

Heat Wave

Before the storms came through, we had a lovely heat wave over the Civic long weekend. Devon got to splash at the …

Allowance

We started giving Devon an allowance now that he’s realizing he’s a big boy. So far he’s getting two dollars per week …

Yard Snacks

Despite the fierce drought, it’s been a great year for yard snacks. Our raspberry patch invaded half the yard and not even …

Yay Hillside!

We’ve been taking Devon to Hillside Festival since he was born (the first time he was just a tiny potato). But this …